“Have you come to believe because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and have believed.” —John 20:29 “Twenty people are coming for Easter and I Don't know how I'm going to do it!” Easter is a wonderful day that deserves great celebration, but does the idea of having a bunch of people over Easter overwhelm you, especially when you’re trying so hard to care for creation by not being wasteful? Are paper plates, plastic silverware, and disposable take-home containers ... Read More about Easter: 5 Easy Tips to Make this year a Green & Eco-friendly Easter
Why Clean with Natural Products Caring for creation is grounded in and starts in our own home. Sadly, TV and advertising tell us that we need a closet full of cleaning products to clean, sanitize and make our homes sparkle. But, do you know that most of these cleaners contain chemicals we probably don’t want in our homes, much less in our bodies? Ultimately these chemicals end up absorbing into our skin and washing down the drain. Have you ever stopped to think about where they go after they ... Read More about How to Green Clean Your Whole House With only 5 Natural products!
God only gave us one earth and he commanded us to care for it as good stewards. Are we doing a good job or are we letting our impulses to buy, use and consume interfere? “The Earth, our home, is beginning to look more and more like an immense pile of filth.” --Pope Francis As Christians, we want to love and serve God to the best of our ability. We strive to “love our neighbor as ourselves” (Mark 12:31) and be good stewards of His creation. Since the very beginning of his ... Read More about 12 Great Resources to STOP Over-Consumption
Gift giving and wrapping doesn’t have to go against our green goals! Plastic, glitter, and tape make wrapping paper unsuitable for recycling and composting, so what do we do? Do we just give in and be wasteful? Heck no! With a little creativity, we can green our gift giving! To help us get there, I’ve collected and tried some of best ideas I could find and share here with you! Recycled & Upcycled Packaging/Shipping Paper More and more stores are going back to shipping things ... Read More about Easy and Beautiful Earth Friendly Gift Wrap Ideas
For so many, Christmas shopping for "the holidays" has been in full tinsel and package for a couple of weeks now with holiday TV ads and flyers starting since Halloween saying loudly without words, "get out there, shop, buy and spend!" Wait a minute... But what about Christians? Can we buy into the spending hype the stores are selling? In other words, is it OK for Christians to shop, wrap, gift and indulge in the "holiday spirit" like everyone else straight through Advent? What about Black ... Read More about How to Be Christian Green During Christmas