Minute Meditations

One Family

Within Franciscan spirituality is the kinship of creation, the theological insight that we (all of God’s creation) are all fellow creatures, each uniquely loved and valued by God. This means, of course, that we cannot treat any of our fellow creatures as if they exist without value. In spite of all the distinctions between us, we are family. The heart of ecological conversion is the invitation to see, feel, and act in this kinship of creation.

— from Care for Creation: A Franciscan Spirituality of the Earth

Care for Creation

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