As Christians we believe that everything is a gift from God — Everyone, Every Creature and All that we have is a GIFT that ultimately comes from and belongs to him. So, how do we thank him? By caring for this world he has given us and by praising him through and with the beauty of the creation. It seems easy enough, but living a "Christian Green" lifestyle can be a challenge. It takes effort, intention and it can be a difficult transition. So what do we do? Let's make it a REAL challenge ... Read More about 30 Day Christian Green Living Challenge
Recently a reader named Amy sent me a very nice message after reading my post titled, “Why I Quit Clinique for Good! (And Chose Green Products Instead).” She wanted me to know that she’s also a “Clinique-quitter” and how much she now loves the new Young Living Savvy Minerals Makeup Line. She shared how good the Young Living products make her skin feel and that she hopes I would be willing to check them out. I was so glad she reached out to me because I always appreciate learning about new ... Read More about Is Young Living Really Better Than Poofy Organics?
Earth Day for Christians? Climate Change? Environmentalism? Caring for creation? What does that have to do with being Christian? From the very beginning, God gave us life. He gave us dominion over the earth and charged us to be good stewards of it.(1) Since the first Earth Day rallies over 45 years ago, people have come together on April 22nd to share ideas on how to better care for the earth. That first Earth Day was the spark that developed the Environmental Protection ... Read More about How Should Christians Participate in Earth Day?
It’s not something I think about a lot, but it is something I use -- constantly! As a stay-at-home, part-time work-from-home baker, attempting Paleo and clean-eating, mother of three boys, I’m in the kitchen a lot. Cooking and cleaning to keep everyone fed and clean takes a lot of dishwashing liquid. So, on my green quest, I wanted to “green up” our kitchen including this little bottle of toxins that I was using to hand wash my dishes! Do Dishwashing Liquids Really Contain Toxins? I used to ... Read More about Green Cleaning Natural Dishwashing Liquid Review
Last Series Post: The Mystery of the Universe Text: Laudato Si’ Online Order in Paperback: Laudato Si’ Series Page: Outline Understanding Pope Francis on “The Message of Each Creature in the Harmony of Creation” “None is superfluous.” What an interesting phrase and the one Pope Francis uses to describe the importance of each creature and its purpose. As Christians we believe that we are made “in the image of God,” but what about the rest of creation? In this section of ... Read More about Pope Francis’ Encyclical Laudato Si’: (Part 2.4)The Message of Each Creature in the Harmony of Creation