The ANZ Province offers a resource prepared by Sr Esmey Herscovitch RSCJ, to assist our reflection during this 2020 Season of Creation. This season is a time for us to reflect on our collective responsibility for the ongoing sustainability our planet Earth. The following document contains user friendly reflections enabling us to deepen and action our learning for the good of our collective future.We join with friends and companions around the world to pray for the wellbeing of the planet that sustains us and for the courage to nurture the gift of life that is offered for our survival.
We are not connected from the rest of creatures but joined in a splendid universal communion. As believers we do not look at the world from without but from within, conscious of the bonds with which we are linked to all beings. By developing our individual God-given capacities, an ecological conversion can inspire us to greater creativity and enthusiasm to solve the world’s problems…[LS 220]
“Often when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else.”
“Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness.”Eckhart Tolle
Wisdom is not the result of mental effort. It cannot be gained through intellectual study. Even life experiences do not make us wise if we don’t process them humbly and consciously. Richard Rohr