Remembering all living things in prayer

This prayer is commonly attributed to Saint Basil, the Bishop of Caesarea in the fourth century, though this is somewhat contested. Irrespective of it's origins I think we can benefit from it.   O God, enlarge within us the sense of fellowship with all living things, even our brothers, the animals, to whom Thou gave … Continue reading Remembering all living things in prayer

Praying with Saint Basil

The following prayer is attributed to Basil of Caesarea, also called Saint Basil the Great, who lived from 330AD-379AD. It is a prayer of confession, for the ways we've fallen short in our treatment of animals, and of request, for a more God aligned awareness. The Earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof. O God, enlarge … Continue reading Praying with Saint Basil

Green Christianity around the Globe

Where can you find Christianity of a greener shade? Christians who care for the animals and plants of this creation as our Creator calls us to do? Christian communities that exercise real leadership? I thought it might be useful to put together a primer on Green Christian and Animal Protetion websites and blogs. What do … Continue reading Green Christianity around the Globe