Just as we meet:
- the dancer in her dance,
- the painter in his art,
- and the poet in her finely crafted words, so we encounter the creator in Creation. Indeed, we are nature aware of itself, consciously creating itself, celebrating itself and its creator.
Like Jesus before him, Francis knew the power and joy of rejoicing in the blessings of God, that is, the blessings of nature.
JPIC Action for the summer of 2019: Each week, think of 2 ways in which you can show more respect for Mother Earth and act on this.
(excerpt from Praying with Francis of Assisi by Joseph M. Stoutzenberger and John D. Boher)