And the next question, "who is my neighbor?" is a critical consideration for every generation.
(Painting: "Liontracks" by Dan Christ)
(Ivory billed woodpecker. Photo credit: Arthur A. Allen)
(Passenger pigeons. Credit: Tim Hough)
Lord have mercy upon us. Empower us with inner strength by your Spirit...to do better...to be better...to live for more.
Jesus, please provide us with wisdom and courage to love our neighbors as you have loved us. Amen.