AGAINST THE BACKDROP of infinite space,
our planet appears so small, so vulnerable.
Guide me, dear God,
that I may cherish your earth
and the life it sustains
with the best of my energy,
- Sam Hamilton-Poore
From page 116 of Earth Gospel: A Guide to Prayer for God’s Creation by Sam Hamilton-Poore. Copyright © 2008 by Sam Hamilton-Poore. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Upper Room Books. http://bookstore.upperroom.org/ Learn more about or purchase this book.
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Do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery; but be filled with the Spirit, as you sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs among yourselves, singing and making melody to the Lord in your hearts.
Ephesians 5:18-19, NRSV
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This week we remember Clare of Assisi (August 11).
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