Are you prepared to have the valleys filled in, the mountains made low, all your hiding places removed, and God’s glory revealed in you?
I sometimes wonder how I ended up as a translator. Biology definitely has its own language, terminology, and culture, but that isn’t really what I am talking about.
When we start altering the genetics of an organism, are we playing God? Well, of course we are. I would argue that we are playing God all the time.
For me, being pro-life means taking seriously that God intended blessing on all "that has the breath of life in it." A critical part of that is our calling to know intimately the other "living creatures."
If we truly believe in God's providence through his continual action of creation, we have no choice but to be continually in awe. We should be so in awe that we can hardly stand it. The study of this ongoing activity of God is an opportunity to experience God.
Reflections on the Encyclical letter "'Laudato Si' Of the Holy Father Francis on Care for Our Common Home.