UPDATE: Since posting this article, Craftsy Unlimited changed its name to Bluprint.com. The good news is that their new name came with an expanded platform and several more upcycled classes and projects. I updated this post with the new name, but don't be confused if you find one I missed. I hope to completely update the article soon. Thanks for reading and let me know if you have any questions about the changes. I often recommend green and eco-friendly alternatives — ones that won't add ... Read More about Why I Love Bluprint — My new digital obsession!
Read & Study Laudato Si' with Us! Text: Laudato Si’ Online Order in Paperback: Laudato Si’ Study Series Page: Outline Do you consider yourself Christian? Eco-friendly? Pro-life? To some, it may seem weird to ask these questions together but if your answer is “yes” to the first question, the other two “yeses” should naturally be assumed. As we read Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment, I thought it would be an interesting study to see what the document has to ... Read More about The Top 10 Pro-Life Quotes from Laudato Si’
Last Series Post: A Universal Communion Text: Laudato Si’ Online Order in Paperback: Laudato Si’ Series Page: Outline Understanding Pope Francis on “The Gaze of Jesus” As we have worked our way through the first two chapters of Laudato Si’, Pope Francis has concentrated the most of his effort on sharing environmental concerns and directing us towards our obligation as Christians to care for all of God’s creation. Now during this last section, titled “The Gaze of Jesus,” he ... Read More about Pope Francis’ Encyclical Laudato Si’: (Part 2.7) The Gaze of Jesus
Activated Charcoal Soap? As part of my green journey, I've found that beauty products hide a lot of chemicals that are not only compounding and toxic for people, but every day millions of these chemicals are then washed down our drains and enter the water supply. This may not seem like a big deal, but research shows that many of these toxins are too small to be filtered out, so they remain in our drinking water and slowly poison our streams, lakes, and oceans. This makes replacing beauty ... Read More about Activated Charcoal Soap (Good for Your Skin & the Earth!)
For so many, "the holidays" have been in full tinsel and package for a couple of weeks now with holiday TV ads and flyers starting Thanksgiving week saying loudly without words, "get out there, shop, buy and spend!" Wait a minute... But what about Christians? Can we buy into the spending hype the stores are selling? In other words, is it OK for Christians to shop, wrap, gift and indulge in the "holiday spirit" like everyone else? What about Black Friday? We like bargains too! Being a ... Read More about How to Be Christian Green During Christmas