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Prayer for Science

January 21, 2023

Lord, you have endowed human beings with the ability to search out your laws and have given them the freedom to apply their knowledge as they choose.

Prayer of the Woods

January 14, 2023

“What if I told you one of the best solutions to curbing the climate crisis was to do nothing?”

Picture of a person's hand holding a wooden brush and bowl over the sink.

It's a new year!

January 7, 2023

Grandfather Great Spirit, all over the world the faces of living ones are alike. With tenderness they have come up out of the ground. Look upon your children that they may face the winds and walk the good road to the Day of Quiet.

Picture of microplastic on a spoon with blue background. The writing says, "Let's move beyond plastic!"

Let's move beyond plastic!

December 17, 2022

Let us pray for an end to the waste and desecration of God's creation, for access to the fruits of creation to be shared equally among all people, and for communities and nations to find sustenance in the fruits of the earth and the water God has given us.

Picture of gift wrapped in cloth, a sprig of eucalyptus and a pair of black scissors on a marble top

Eco-friendly Gift Wrapping

December 10, 2022

I hate wrapping presents. I’m just no good at it. It always looks like a 5-year-old did it. I love doing ribbons though. I have fun finding new and different ways of decorating packages. Last year I wondered if I could recycle that ribbon. This year, I decided to find out.



December 3, 2022

Just before Thanksgiving, I participated in a webinar for a Life Learning Module at Mount Notre Dame High School. The topic was eco-spirituality

We Give Thanks This Day.

We Give Thanks This Day.

November 19, 2022

For the expanding grandeur of creation, worlds known and unknown, galaxies beyond galaxies, filling us with awe and challenging our imaginations: We give thanks this day.

image of leaves falling in a forest in autumn

Trick or Trash

November 12, 2022

Creator God, among all Your works the greatest miracle is the life that makes our common home unique in the whole universe.

Welcome Autumn!

October 15, 2022

Prayer God of Life, You love the universe into being, Let us give praise. You emb...

Prayer Most blessed holy Trinity, Creator, Savior and Ruah, Through Your Word of ...

Earlier this week, someone asked me whether we still needed to worry about recycling paper. In short, YES! Paper comes from trees. And yes, they cut down fully mature trees to make it.

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