“God is my creator and recreator, the One who gives and renews my life, moment by moment, at its most basic, physical level. And so does everything else in creation also live, moment by moment, by the breath of God says our model” (McFague, 144). For me personally, there is something about spending time outside and in nature that helps me feel connected to God. Back home I when I walk my dog in my neighborhood, there is always this unexplainable feeling I get when I look up into ...
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... living within it with respect.
Every living thing was created by the same God, and should be treated more than something that’s there for our use, but as treasured beings. We are all connected, through the God who lives, moves, and breathes through everything. I believe that He is everywhere and a part of all things. There is great mystery in the unknown of both science and faith, and how all the pieces fit in to place, but sometimes it is good to be curious about God and the universe. Because we as humans have the capability and understanding of taking care of the earth and God’s creation, we need to hold ourselves accountable for doing so. Other living beings should be seen as sacred and not taken for granted. This one and only earth is our home and should not be treated as something that is only temporary to us, but as God’s future home for all of His creation.
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