As I write, COP26 is soon to begin and humanity’s effect on the world’s climate system, and general ecosystem will be to the fore in news reports for a week or so.
“Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, to all the exiles whom I have sent into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon: build houses and live in them; plant gardens and eat what they produce…. seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the LORD on its behalf, for in its welfare you will find your welfare.”
As I write we seem to be returning, if not to ‘normal’, an imprecise word if ever there was one, but to something that is at least a fuller life, with more possibilities.
How often does someone say ‘you are so lucky to have a faith’. I have never really been sure what they mean by that.