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Romans 8:23 And not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the first fruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly while we wait for adoption, the redemption of our bodies.
As we move toward Eastertide, may we develop a deeper awareness of how our choices affect the world around us. May we work to become better stewards of creation and tend to this place the way we would attend to an expectant mother—with intention and compassion. We live in the hope of a tomorrow when the lamb will lie down with the lion, when we will study war no more, when we—and all of creation—are restored to our original purpose.
MOVING FORWARD: What is one of your pet peeves? What can it teach you about your faith?