Mark’s 1st journal entry
Creation. It is the never-ending controversy that we stand as humans. Where did we come from? Is the word of our Lord the most accurate historical evidence? Humans fight each other over this. Our creation is something so interesting because each religion has such a different approach to it. The most interesting is that on top of all religions there are the scientists that throw everything off. What have we become as a human race? Must we all fight over the inconsistencies of each element that make us who we are? In our creation, we have such an important beginning. In the beginning there was God, and he created “this” and “that.” Our first thing we know is that light was created. This light balanced the dark. What is great to know about this first passage is that everything is balanced. Where there is light, there is good. God was happy creating it. What is interesting to know is that light is something we’ve known as good since the beginning. Light is something that has been seen as good in everything that we do. We see everything in our media today that is “good” as something bright, white, lovely, and pure. Something white and filled with light is represented as good because it’s in its purest form. Women wear white on their wedding day, because that is their prime moment in life: to join her equal and create life together. Even princesses in Disney movies wear bright and light-filled colors because they are the “good” characters. The evil characters will wear the black, and darker colors, because they are evil. This is rooted to the bible. We find that this theme sticks in many cultures because it was rooted in creation. As the world is created, it took 6 complete days, and then on the 7th day God rested. This is important because our culture is based upon a 7-day cycle. Sunday is devoted to a day of rest and prayer. This is what God did. We follow in his footsteps.
On another note of creation, I had recently...