Jeannette and David continued to share after they read the scripture passage of the day. “This thing about the tree of knowledge bothers me a bit,” he said. “Maybe our fertility treatment has become too technical and theoretical. Maybe we could rely more on God’s providence. What is really God’s will for us?”
Genesis 2:4b-9. The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to till it and keep it. And the Lord God commanded the man saying, “You may freely eat of every tree of the garden’ but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall die.”
Pope Francis to Pontifical Academy for Life. The many extraordinary resources made available to human beings by scientific and technological research could overshadow the joy of fraternal sharing and the beauty of common undertakings, unless they find their meaning in advancing that joy and beauty.