Yes, today is Tree-hugging Day, otherwise known as Earth Day.

Some in the media and other places are making it a whole week. Last Sunday at church we had Native American Awareness Sunday, and in our “Call to Worship” the sentence was included, “Teach your children that the earth is our mother.” I could have puked.

The earth is not our mother. The earth is the rock we live on. Yes, we need to take care of it, as best as we can, but let’s not get into all this stupid silliness. God the Father doesn’t need the earth to be our mother. There isn’t any Mother Nature either.

Get over it.