Attending to Creation’s Wonder

St Basil: “I want creation to penetrate you with so much admiration that everywhere, wherever you may be, the least plant may bring to you the clear remembrance of the Creator.”

Scene of the Crime

On our own, we cannot get back to the Garden. In the word picture of Genesis, angels with flaming swords block any path back.

The hope of glory

In Romans 8, St. Paul develops the contrast between present sufferings and future glory.

From the Garden

“I will give you your rains in their season, and the land shall yield its produce.”

A catechism of Nature (7): Grass

Are we wearing out the earth’s ability to sustain us, tilling the ground into oblivion, coming to the end of some invisible tether?