Promise Broken and Kept

Scripture: Acts 2:14a, 36-41
As the early followers of the Way of Jesus begin their public ministry, Peter preaches to the citizens of Jerusalem. His speech is convicting, but also told from his own experience of having failed along the way… in the complexity of our modern lives, how do we take hope when we have failed previously? On this Earth Day weekend, with all the systems which trap us in patterns of wounding the earth, how can we begin again, living more wholly with each other and all creation?