Celebrate Creation

Morning has broken like the first morning Blackbird has spoken like the first bird Praise for the singing Praise for the morning Praise for them springing fresh from the Word - Cat Stevens

Every morning, I wake up to the sound of my dog's full bladder. He needs to get out so I need to get up before he wakes everyone else. On days like today, I linger outside and celebrate creation - the bright morning sun, the serenade of the cardinals, the brisk breeze that wakes up my senses and reminds me to put on my warm slippers. This is my favorite time of the day. While others sleep, I am still. Pray. Read the Scriptures. Reflect on my solidarity with creation in praise of our Creator. Tomorrow marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. This is a day when people around the world rally around the call for global health and peace. We remind each other that we are residents of a global community. Despite our differences, we share one world - one planet. No matter what our age, race, rank, or citizenship, we recognize that our actions impact the lives of global neighbors. Our care for creation today shape (for better or worse) the lives of children and grandchildren tomorrow. So, let's celebrate creation. Let's care for creation. Enjoy the great outdoors (ie. your back yard during this Stay-at-Home order.) Soak in the warmth of the sun. Pick up litter when you see it. Celebrate God's goodness by planting flower bulbs and tree saplings. Give thanks for birds, rabbits, and even the squirrels that steal food from the birdfeeder. This is the day the Lord has made. Let us rejoice and be glad in it! Pastor Caleb

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