Tag: Care of the Earth

Weekly Photo Challenge: Family

Truly, Earth is our family, and we need to help her to flourish as much as diligently as we prepare our children for the future. We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. – Native American Proverb

Weekly Photo Challenge: Renewal

I love the poetry of Wendell Barry; he is a man of hope. The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is… Continue Reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Renewal”

What Kind of Globalization Do We Want to Create?

We are living in a period of commercial globalization. What we really need is spiritual globalization. – Sister Joan Chittister, OSB

Care for Creation – Something All Christians Can Believe In

Because I was out of town, I got a little behind on postings, and even missed Earth Day. So, since we should be concerned about the earth and all who live there more than one day a year, there will be several postings in… Continue Reading “Care for Creation – Something All Christians Can Believe In”

Walking Humbly on the Earth

To live, we must daily break the body and shed the blood of creation. When we do it knowingly, lovingly, skillfully, reverently, it is a sacrament. When we do it ignorantly, greedily, destructively, it is a desecration. – Wendell Berry

Finding the Cure in a Pumpkin Patch

The only cure is love, by Helen Caldicot I just walked around my garden. It is a sunny, fall day and white fleecy clouds are scudding across a clear, blue sky. The air is fresh and clear with no taint of chemical smells, and… Continue Reading “Finding the Cure in a Pumpkin Patch”