Tonight, I lament.

As we near the end of our lenten Plastic Fast, I find my heart heavy. I am freshly aware of the destruction we are visiting upon the gift of God’s good earth. I have seen whales die with bellies full of plastic and plastic islands floating in the oceans. I have seen our own plastic … More Tonight, I lament.

Plastic is Political

Plastic. It’s political. Of course. It always is. A couple of weeks into our Lenten plastic fast, and a number of things are becoming obvious. For one thing, I never imagined that our family cutting down on plastic would have a massive impact on the planet. We engaged this exercise to become more aware, more … More Plastic is Political

Plastic lent report: Two steps forward, two steps back

This is turning out to be more of a journey of awareness than a plastic-free jaunt. It pervades our lives more than I could imagine, and I never anticipated avoiding all of it. But I have been surprised just how much plastic invades the everyday, and how big my footprint is on this planet, plastic … More Plastic lent report: Two steps forward, two steps back