But, I am convicted and I have to say I’m one of those that thinks, “One little thing won’t change the world.” in this situation. But, as Jen says, “We won’t answer for the world. We’ll answer for ourselves.“
Why am I so indifferent to the situation when God cares so deeply, not only for the created, but the creation. Plain and simple:
So, what can we do better? Start small.
Recycling is made so easy where we live. It’s a simple as throwing everything recyclable into a big trash can…
What’s so hard about asking for paper instead of plastic?
Cutting down on driving? Not so easy!
Conserving water and energy? Turn off the water when we aren’t using it, take shorter showers, turn off the lights when we leave the room, and unplug unused appliances. I’m horrible with short showers and unplugging unused appliances. Pray for these! 🙂
Gardening? Ummm, from the lady with the vine-like weeds outside the front door and my late mother-in-laws dead plants in my kitchen…
Shopping thrift and second-hand? I don’t buy clothes often, so this is definitely do-able!
There are so many things we can do to care more for the Lord’s earth. He has entrusted us with it’s care.
What practical changes can you make in your household to better care for the environment?
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