“Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth… but store up for yourselves treasures in heaven.” (Matthew 6:19-20)
For some, simplicity emphasizes outward plainness. Today, simplicity is more about living in harmony with the planet as millions of lives and countless species lie in the balance of the human-fueled climate crisis.
What is needed today is a shift from good simplicity to global solidarity with God’s creation and our world’s most vulnerable neighbors.
GO AND DO: Eliminate landfill waste and lessen what you recycle by reducing your consumption and reusing what you acquire.
(This short piece is part of a weeklong series for Red Letter Christians Wakeup Devotionals.)