The Real Earth Day

November 24, 2010

by Rusty Pritchard My friends know that I’m ambivalent about April 22. A handful of activists declared it Earth Day in 1970, and now it is one of the few “holidays” of wholly secular origin. It’s a confusing day for many people, because pondering the Earth and its benefits elicits feelings of gratitude. Unrooted in [...]

We don’t give thanks alone

November 26, 2009

This poem by Anne Porter is a quiet, but exuberant, reminder that today we give thanks with all of creation for God’s good gifts.

Celebrating and caring for creation during Thanksgiving makes sense for Christians.