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]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vu7SQlm_ljQ The Compassion Games, Survival of the Kindest, have been played in prisons and high-schools to dramatically change the culture. Disclaimer: The facts of the story are true but the people shown in the video are not the people that participated in the Compassion Games. The prison authorities gave us permission to share this video.
Pope Francis urges us to take the time and trouble to become more aware of, more interested in, and more excited by the undreamt-of horizons opening up before us. It now seems as though it is not possible to talk, teach, preach or write about God or Christianity except against the background of an evolving Creation. This is a challenge that will not go away.An Astonishing Secret – Daniel O’Leary