Counting on ….day 162

24th April 2022

“We can see signs of that grace all around, with eyes to see and ears to hear.  That grace can stir us to action – to change our lifestyles, to provoke politicians to the right priorities, to challenge big businesses to have regard not just for profit, but for the future of our very existence.” So writes Frankie Ward in an article for Green Christian (

Amen. Amen.

This week I have been struck by the zeal of the Just Stop Oil protestors; the healing power of nature experienced via the Blue Prescribing project; the Brabantia adverts in our local hardware shop for rotary clothes driers: avoid the need for tumble driers and support tree planting in Ethiopia.  

Be encouraged. With God’s grace, change is possible. 

Author: Judith Russenberger

Environmentalist and theologian, with husband and three grown up children plus one cat, living in London SW14. I enjoy running and drinking coffee - ideally with a friend or a book.

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