This past weekend marked Earth Day, April 21. The week marks a time reminding us to take seriously our abode, this magnificent planet that gives us the luxury of a beautiful home, a world full of wonder and sustaining gifts of nourishment and beauty. What shall we be about to keep it healthy, to nurture its presence, to contribute to its vitality?
It seems too easy to take our world lightly. It seems that disregard of all its multitude of wondrous gifts is so easily done.
Awakening every day to a creation that offers such plenty and encourages our participation in keeping it healthy ought to give us the nudge to be alert to our role and responsibility for this place. Yet, we trifle with it. We take it for granted. We