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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! HEALTH Take Time to Pause for Self-Care We’re in the midst of ...

A day for women’s rights

by Carolyn Pogue ‘This Thanksgiving, I’m celebrating the tenacity of women and girls’ This posting originally appeared on the United Church Observer’s website at ucobserver.org/pogue_blog/ . It will be a ...

What We Read This Week

Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! HEALTH How Messing With Our Body Clocks Can Raise Alarms With Health ...

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What We Read This Week

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What We Read This Week

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What We Read This Week

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Solidarity without borders

by Carolyn Pogue While speaking freely about racism, one can always use ...

What We Read This Week

Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s ...

What We Read This Week

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Attention Puppet Enthusiasts and Readers of Dragon Talks!


Let your children develop important learning skills and use their imagination! Rev. Dr. James Lepard, an ordained minister for over 20 years, has written two Dragon Talks books – one for Year A and one for Year C – based on the Revised Common Lectionary. These puppet scripts are designed for use during “children’s time” […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! IMMIGRATION From far and wide I was an engineer in my country, but here in Calgary it’s different. I needed to start another thing. I volunteer with Calgary Outlink [a centre for gender and sexual diversity] and […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SOCIETY White Supremacy Versus the Gospel in Charlottesville On Friday, I traveled to Charlottesville, Va., to bear witness. What I saw there deeply unsettled me. White supremacists, gathered for a rally at a statue of Confederate General […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! LIVING/FAMILY What makes Canadian kids happy? UNICEF Canada responds with new report Every year UNICEF releases a report card that measures children’s wellbeing in nations around the world. Not surprisingly, the top positions are held by Scandinavian […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! RELIGION Seeing the Dead Sea Scrolls The discovery in 1947 of ancient biblical manuscripts in a rugged cave near the Dead Sea triggered a scholarly detective project that continues to this day. In the early 1950s, Rev. […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! FAITH Have a Little Faith Let me begin my story with an unimportant fact—I love butterflies. You are probably wondering what butterflies have to do with faith, but to explain that I will have to start at […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! FAITH Who Gave Jesus His Halo? Who gave Jesus his halo — how did he have it in the first place? Do we just presume God?…Read Full Article From BustedHalo EDUCATION Science Teachers Turned Their Classroom Into […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SUSTAINABILITY Worried about the planet? Avoid that extra kid Enough with the cloth bags, LED light bulbs, and recycling bins! It’s time for some straight-talk on which actions really make a difference when it comes to mitigating […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SPIRITUALITY 10 Destinations for Spiritual R & R Whether you’re planning a summer vacation or you need an escape from the stress of your daily life, we have some places to go where you can recharge physically, […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! CULTURE Happy Canada Day! “I wish we all enjoy celebrating 150th Canada Day and be thankful for our country, which is full of nature and freedom,” she told me. “I hope we all continue to speak up […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! INTERNATIONAL Jump Rope Heroes: Watch School Kids Set A One-Minute Guinness World Record The video is mesmerizing, if a bit noisy: Moving in a figure-eight pattern, elementary school students hop over a jump rope with perfect timing, […]

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