What does the integrity of human life mean to you? How do ‘great values’ come together in your life and commitments? Could they be more integrated?
Why do you think Pope Francis speaks of reconverting to a development that knows how to respect creation rather than converting? Is there wisdom from your own culture’s history, or that of another culture, that can be recovered to help meet this challenge? How are you playing a part in facing this challenge?
In what ways might materialism lead us to degrade the material world? How might we shift our thinking about the environment from a resource-to-be-used perspective to one of relationship?
The World Day of Peace Message for 2014 reminds us that we are sisters and brothers. How might we use the earth’s resources differently so that our sisters and brothers do not go hungry?
How might ecological concern and a spirituality of communion be linked? What are some of the dimensions of communion that might be involved?