What We Read This Week

Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! LIFE Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following ...

What We Read This Week

Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SPIRITUALITY Joyful Resistance The start of a new calendar year is 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! COMMENTARY 10 Resolutions for 2018 While it’s not always easy to come ...

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What We Read This Week

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Dear Grandmother Anne

Dear Grandmother Anne ‘How do we parents say farewell to our beloved ...

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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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! SUSTAINABILITY After 139 years, General Electric stops making light bulbs The problem for GE and for everyone in the business is that they used to be a consumable that had to be replaced constantly; now, quality LED […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! REMEMBRANCE DAY Canada and the First World War Lest we forget…Remembering and honoring our heroes..Canadians recognize Remembrance Day, originally called Armistice Day, every 11 November at 11 a.m. It marks the end of hostilities during the First […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! BOOK REVIEW Why Critics Are Wrong to Scold Evangelicals for Historical Rootlessness Evangelicalism represents a “perennial and recurring feature of Christian history.” Our movement may be in the midst of an identity crisis, but there’s no doubting […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! HALLOWEEN Watch Out: This Halloween, Horror Is Back It’s official: horror is back. Last year, politically-themed costumes were the rage. Before that, it was film and television show characters. Now, thanks to a resurgence of scary movies […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! OPINION Religion is alive and well in America. Don’t believe it? Ask a professor. Cox recognizes that many “claim that a college education adversely affects religiosity,” but points out that “[t]hough the U.S. is becoming less religious, […]

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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 an extraordinary time. Deadly wildfires, ongoing desperation in Puerto Rico, the acquittal of the yet another police officer—this time the one who killed Anthony Lamar […]

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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 great day when “uppity women” are merely regarded as humans with brains, voice and strength. I agree with one sign I saw in a recent […]

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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 We humans are time-keeping machines. And it seems we need regular sleeping and eating schedules to keep all of our clocks in sync. Studies show […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! CONSERVATION Group files suit to recognize the Colorado River as a person Corporations have rights…why not rivers? While a new lawsuit based on the concept is probably not a sure bet to win, it raises an important […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! ENVIRONMENT Hurricane Maria hammers Puerto Rico with force not seen in ‘modern history’ With sustained winds of 155 mph at landfall — a strong Category 4 storm and nearly a Category 5 — Maria was so powerful that […]

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