Trees Teach Us Great Lessons About Faith

““I think that I shall never see a poem as lovely as a tree…a tree looks to God all day, And lifts her leafy arms to pray… Poems are made by fools like me, But only God can make a tree.” Alfred Joyce Kilmer, American writer and poet, penned these well-known words published in 1914.… Continue reading Trees Teach Us Great Lessons About Faith

Earth Day 2012 – A time to Celebrate

What an incredible few days! Matthew and Nancy and the Blessed Earth team hardly stopped this past weekend and we are so very grateful for our partners and the National Cathedral for long hours of preparation. We will be releasing photos and video as well and reflections on what comes next. As we launch the… Continue reading Earth Day 2012 – A time to Celebrate

New “Go Green, Save Green” Resource – and it’s Free!

Good news!  We have a new resource to accompany my book Go Green Save Green:  A Simple Guide for Saving Time, Money, and God’s Green Earth. Go Green, Save Green is the first practical, faith-based book to help families, churches, and schools save money while saving the earth.  Thousands of individuals and groups have used Go… Continue reading New “Go Green, Save Green” Resource – and it’s Free!

The Spirituality of Saving the Earth

Resolving to save the earth can be like New Years. Lots of grand intentions. Little life change. My wife and I go back and forth about it all the time. She is a conservation heroine, with a few ideas that drive me up the wall. I am a conservation champion with wasteful habits. She saves… Continue reading The Spirituality of Saving the Earth

Blessed Earth partners with the National Cathedral

…and five other major churches in the next five years Last spring Matthew was invited to speak from the pulpit of the National Cathedral, the “Nation’s Church,” in Washington, DC. His talk and forum were the centerpiece of their Earth Day celebration. As a school child, Matthew had taken yearly field trips to visit with… Continue reading Blessed Earth partners with the National Cathedral