The authors reflect on the fiction of C. S. Lewis to uncover his deeply Christian view of being human, being part of created reality, and caring for creation.
Reading two Mary Oliver poems aloud each morning as we begin our day has been a refreshing practice that opens our eyes to wonder.
Once each year, Shepherd’s Harvest Festival brings me an opportunity to slow down and relish the glory of God’s earth and human creativity. The eggrolls on a stick make the day complete.
For a wonderful selection of poems that celebrate the glory of creation and the extraordinary nature of the ordinary, get a copy of Mary Oliver’s Devotions.
It is difficult to wait for things, like spring. Or for God to bring about justice against wicked schemes.
Four extracts: Wendell Berry’s vital words; Marilyn Chandler on childlikeness; Michael Gerson sees rot in evangelical politics; Tish Harrison Warren on A Rocha.
A Rocha takes God’s word in scripture and creation seriously—please consider supporting its work of caring for the Lord’s earth.
As we grow old, we need someone to walk with us as we enjoy the pleasures and pitfalls of aging.
Even parts of creation that seem unproductive and wasteful, like swamps, are the Lord’s and vital in the orderly planet he made.
Poet Sam Hamer celebrates the loveliness of the North Shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota, a place resplendent with God’s glory.