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“Children see that there is a difference in our language and in the way we dress. They see gender roles and gender expression. They perceive that we treat people differently, that we use different language for different people, and they ask, “Why?” Do you find it interesting that children have to ask why? That they aren’t born knowing why?”
In the Magazine this month, we’re looking at the experience of God in and through nature. In this piece, Deborah Lopez offers some thoughts and suggestions for centering prayer on the four primal elements.
At the Magazine, we’ve been looking at insights and reflections on the human (individual and collective) relationship with the created order. That could be nature, the environment, our use of resources, animals, each other, like the creed says – all things seen and unseen. In this piece, Harold Clinehens reminds us that the little things matter – a lot.
In the Magazine this month we’re exploring our relationship with Creation; all things seen and unseen. In this piece, Kelly Wilson explores theme of our relationship with Creation through the lens of a humorous but faithful attempt to rightly dispose of “sacred” objects after Palm Sunday, and whether there are some parts of creation that are holier than others.
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