Titled “Let Us Care for Our Common Home,” the hymn focuses on the beauty of nature but also challenges human behavior toward the planet so people will make more thoughtful choices about the environment.
“How often, when we hear this story about Thomas, do we admonish him — and maybe ourselves, too — for doubting, for wanting proof?” Bishop Kettler asks in his latest Friday VIDEO message reflecting on Sunday’s Gospel reading. “We see this as a negative thing. But perhaps God is asking us today to see doubt in a new way. What if we look at Thomas’ questions as ‘hungers’ rather than doubts?”