“Love all creation, the whole and every grain of it. . . . If you love everything, you will perceive the Divine Mystery in all things. . . . And once you perceive it, you will begin to comprehend better every day and shall come to love the whole world with an all-embracing love” (Fyodor Dostoyevsky).
Reflect on times when you entered into a ‘thou’ relationship [as opposed to an ‘it’ relationship] with nature.
“I pray that we . . . may grow in our understanding of the nature of all living beings and our connectedness with the natural world” (Jane Goodall).
SCRIPTURE TO CARRY IN YOUR HEART TODAY
“Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice; let the sea roar, and all that fills it; let the field exult, and everything in it. Then shall all the trees of the forest sing for joy.” (Ps 96:11-12)