Posts Categorized: Climate Change

Saturday, September 10, A Season of Peace

Jerusalem, Jerusalem! You who kill the prophets and stone those who were sent to you. How often I wanted to gather your people together, just as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings. But you didn’t want that. Matthew 23:37 (CEB) I grew up in Florida. Not at Disney World or on some white… Read more »

Friday, September 9, A Season of Peace

O Lord, how manifold are your works! In wisdom you have made them all; the earth is full of your creatures. Psalm 104:24 (NRSV) I know a family that keeps and raises butterflies as pets. The parents tell me that, like many things, it all started at their daughter’s school three to four years ago when she… Read more »

Thursday, September 8, A Season of Peace

If anyone, then, knows the good they ought to do and doesn’t do it, it is sin for them. James 4:17 (NIV) Climate change is a problem with as many facets as a blood diamond. It’s easy to be overwhelmed by such diabolical catastrophe — do we create policy to reduce emissions, or limit personal… Read more »

Wednesday, September 7, A Season of Peace

  “Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father; take your inheritance, the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world. For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I… Read more »

Tuesday, September 6, A Season of Peace

You make grass grow for cattle;  you make plants for human farming  in order to get food from the ground,  and wine, which cheers people’s hearts,  along with oil, which makes the face shine,  and bread, which sustains the human heart.  Lord, you have done so many things!  You made them all so wisely! The… Read more »

Monday, September 5, A Season of Peace

You are the light of the world. Matthew 5:14 (NRSV) Isaiah says, “You shall go out with joy.” Jesus says, “You are the light of the world.” Taken together, we are “joyful lights” in the world. I really like that! But can light really be joyful? Isn’t light just light? Energy poverty is a humanitarian… Read more »

Sunday, September 4, A Season of Peace

Then God said, “Let us make humanity in our image to resemble us so that they may take charge of the fish of the sea, the birds in the sky, the livestock, all the earth, and all the crawling things on earth.” Genesis 1:26 (CEB) As travel has resumed in this world transitioning from a… Read more »