Loving nature and loving God were basics of the life of Saint Francis as he led the church to a new enlightenment. Humility and not caring for Earthly possessions brought him to a place of happiness and connection with God.This powerful olive wood carving from Bethlehem is here to remind you of his great deeds and to lead you to that connection. Get this hand carved statue to feel the connection it brings. Matthew's Gospel 19:21 "If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me."