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Going, Going, GREEN!

Posted By Jessica Fisher On April 20, 2009 @ 4:29 am In Going Green | 4 Comments

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When I was in college, “environmentalism” was a hot topic. My college [4] had an environmental studies major, and there were recycling bins, and there were rallies — and you got plenty hassled if you didn’t do things that were “good for the environment.”

Quite honestly, it was a little annoying. It seemed that many people were worshipping the environment. And since I wanted to worship God, in some ways I just rolled my eyes at those “green ways.”

Thankfully, God has grown me over the years.

Today, I see green things as acts of good stewardship. God has provided such a wonderful, beautiful world for us to enjoy. Don’t we want to take care of it?

In addition to reporting how we’ve gone green at our house, this week I am pleased to share with you several guest posts from fellow moms who have done the same. They’ll be sharing their experiences of putting good stewardship into practice.

Stay tuned for

** Great giveaways [5], including a chance to win 8th Continent Complete soymilk [6], fruit gardening books, Better World Books gift certificates, a reusable shopping bag from Envirosax, and EcoSmart organic insect repellant.

** Ultimate Recipe Swap: Meatless Main Dishes (sorry, no desserts this week!)

** How to Decorate Cheap and Green

** Do It Yourself Recycling [7]

** Worm Composting [8] as well as the Traditional Method

** Reducing Waste

** Cloth Diapering

** Planting An Orchard

** Frugal Ways to Go Green

** Homemade Cleaning Products

** Green Living

I hope you’ll join us for a fun, God-glorifying, Earth-friendly week!


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