Archive | Special Environmental Days

Leap Day for Leaping Legs

When last did you see or hear the chorus of frogs? Their presence in our surroundings are a good indication that there is a healthy eco-system in place. However frogs are getting scarcer as habitats dwindle and water systems become increasingly polluted. This month brings the Leap Day for Frogs so we invite you to […]

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NEW – SAFCEI Calendar 2016!

The 2016 SAFCEI Calendar is now available. Order online here The calendar includes environmental and religious special days, moon cycles and South African public holidays. The limited edition 2016 SAFCEI calendar celebrates ‘life after fire’. Proceeds from the sale of this calendar will go towards increasing awareness, understanding and appropriate action on eco-justice and climate […]

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What does Nature want?

Human wants are well articulated, marketed and even expanded to a position of status. Most are ultimately provided by Nature: the landscapes whose scale, seasons and sense of place provide many of our spiritual needs; the raw materials that we process and combine into the multitudinous food and material products that feed us and our […]

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I have a dream of an Africa

In celebration of Africa and in recognition of Africa Day on Monday, 25 May, we  share LLM Mbatha’s poem I have a dream of an Africa with you. Through his poem, he reminds us of Africa’s inspirational leaders, the richness of her natural environment and the community values where all children belong.  He encourages us […]

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Launching a day of love for creation

When last did you truly experience Nature, God’s original scriptures?  SAFCEI is inviting you to celebrate Earth Keeper Day on the weekend of 14th & 15th of February.  Huh?! How is this day different from all the other environmental days on our calendar? Earth Keeper Day is about opening our hearts and connecting spiritually with […]

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Does your life bless the Earth?

What does the start of 2015 bring to the growing number of people of faith who feel increasing dis-ease about the health of our planet?  What does it mean for Earth Keepers? We are urged by green organisations and the authorities to recycle, to save water and energy, to buy less and to buy local, etc. […]

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