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Month: December 2020

Parting with Tradition

Parting with Tradition

December has arrived, and with it the full onslaught of Christmas preparations. Our house is decorated; now I’m turning my attention to the holiday baking, gift-buying, and end-of-the-year and holiday events. Here in Australia, I’m soberly grateful that we are moving into a “COVID-normal” summer. Still, things are not the same as previous years—and I know that is even more true for many others around the world. Longing and lament fill my news feeds as people react to the many…

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Costly Stewardship: A review of Stewards of Eden

Costly Stewardship: A review of Stewards of Eden

As a transplant from the U.S.A. to Australia, I have spent the past three years trying to acclimate to my new home. In the process, I’ve felt increasingly convicted about my distance from the creation. Facing so many new plants, animals, and habitats that were unknown to me, I realized how little I had known of my previous home. Along with doing my best to know and name the world around me, I’ve also eagerly sought guides to understanding what…

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