Mother Earth or Father God?

“We see it at other times in history—Alexander the Great, Rome, the Third Reich, etc. God has a way of slowing arrogant advance. Of showing how weak and fragile we are. As nations we have pillaged his world, ignored his day, rejected his Son, banished his presence, rewritten his laws, and proclaimed ourselves masters of our fate. We are consumed with our own awesomeness.”

(Mark Loughridge – Gentle Reformation) Apparently, the city of Venice is enjoying crystal clear waters in its world-famous canals due to a lack of debris from tourists and near-zero boat traffic under Italy’s ongoing coronavirus lockdown.

Pollution monitoring satellites from over Wuhan show the air clear—the mist of dust and pollution dissipated. Satellite imagery also shows a significant reduction in Nitrogen Dioxide levels over the city, a drop estimated near 30 percent.

I have seen a number of memes advocating that this is Mother Earth’s way of healing herself. She is taking matters into her own hands and clearing the oceans, stopping us flying, cutting down the air pollution etc. This draws no pushback on Facebook posts that I have seen.  View article →