Jump-starting Laudato Si: On Care for Our Common Home

Jump-starting Laudato Si: On Care for Our Common Home

The most profound statement that the Christian Church has made over the past decade regarding the global eco-justice crisis facing humanity is Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical, Laudato Si: On Care for Our Common Home. But a papal statement, no matter how profound,...
Measuring up to the environmental justice challenge

Measuring up to the environmental justice challenge

“The opportunity for a gradual but complete break with our destructive environmental history and a new beginning is at hand…. We can measure up to the challenge if we have the will to do so — that is the only question. I am optimistic that this generation...
Tilling and Keeping the “Garden of Delight”

Tilling and Keeping the “Garden of Delight”

It is time to turn another page on the calendar. No fooling, it’s already April 1st. That means “springtime” has now been with us for well over a week. The first day of spring, the Vernal (new/fresh) Equinox (equal night) arrived in my part of the planet this year at...