On adjusting but not abandoning your goals

These are trying times. And in these trying times we may need to adjust our goals, alter our approach, and exercise more caution and patience than we normally would.  For example, Suzanna and I had to cancel our Eat for the Planet talk that was set for March 8th. It was certainly disappointing and requiredContinue reading “On adjusting but not abandoning your goals”

Giving Up Carbon for Lent

This week’s title is a little silly: you can’t completely give up emitting carbon. Even if you did nothing else, the simple act of breathing releases carbon into the atmosphere.  Pope Francis implores us each to make changes to reduce our carbon footprint. We are called to take meaningful, significant, and concrete actions to betterContinue reading “Giving Up Carbon for Lent”

All Creatures Great and Small

In Chapter Two of Laudato Si, Pope Francis speaks of Jesus and his absolute love for all of creation: Jesus took up the biblical faith in God the Creator, emphasizing a fundamental truth: God is Father (cf. Mt 11:25). In talking with his disciples, Jesus would invite them to recognize the paternal relationship God hasContinue reading “All Creatures Great and Small”