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In today’s scripture we hear how God never grows tired or weary, and that he created the whole world. When we look around we can see the beauty of creation, and it’s down to all of us to look after it.
How can we look after the Earth today?
Today, why not use recycle some paper in order to decorate your home in preparation for Christmas? How many different patterns of snowflake can you make?
Step one: Fold you sheet of paper into four or eight.
Step two: Use a pair of scissors to carefully cut patterns along the folded edges.
Step three: Unfold your sheet and admire your handiwork!
Many people in the Amazon are striving to live in harmony with it. This gift can provide a year of mentoring to grow fruit and vegetables and raise free range chickens to eat and sell, while also helping the rainforest to recover and flourish.
Chiquinho is an expert in eco-friendly forest farming techniques that contribute to the health of the Amazon while helping families grow a plentiful harvest. He works with local communities to encourage and teach them how to grow native fruits and vegetables without using chemicals, as well as raise animals, and harvest forest nuts and oils in line with the natural systems of the Amazon.
Chiquinho says,“The forest can be used by humans in a way that humans don’t dominate nature and nature doesn’t dominate humans. We work together. Neither one excludes the other.”