“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; 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.)