1The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it. The world and all its people belong to him. 2For he laid the earth’s foundation on the seas and built it on the ocean depths.Psalm 24:1-2
April 22 every year is Earth Day. It is a day set aside to raise awareness of the increasing need to care for the planet, it’s natural resources, energy sources, air and water pollution. As with anything, there is controversy that surrounds caring for the earth and how that should be done.
Recently I have wondered how well I care for God’s creation. Not only in nature, but the body he has given me. Am I caring for ALL of God’s creative work in a way that honors the Creator?
Here I am, with the Master Creator’s personal works of art all around me. Some days I metaphorically leave them out in the rain, not understanding or caring that they are being destroyed by the wind, rain and sun.
I am making the hard choices to be more attentive to all of God’s creative works. After all, the earth and everything in it, including the people, are His!
How will you better care for God’s creation around you today?