Archive | 2012

What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! HOLIDAYS 10 DIY Gifts You Can Make in Less Than an Hour The pleasures of giving and receiving handmade gifts are many. The headaches of handmaking handmade gifts are often even more. All too commonly our best-laid […]

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Apocalyptic Hope


by Bruce Sanguin This posting originally appeared on Bruce Sanguin’s blog IfDarwinPrayed.com. Visit his blog for more postings, webinars, and podcasts on Evolutionary Christianity. We tend to associate Advent with a season of waiting for the birth of the baby Jesus. Yet on the first Sunday of Advent, year after year, we hear the mini-apocalypse […]

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Loving couple holdind on the hands and sunset

Love and Laughter


I love our congregation. This is why. Neo was at worship on Sunday. He is a severely disabled child whose gorgeous smile appears like a sunburst when you speak to him. When something happens during worship that he likes – perhaps music – he sings without words. He has no words. His caregiver wheels him […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! LIFESTYLE Holiday Shopping for Non-Shoppers As November turns into December, the nation becomes shopping obsessed. Everywhere we go, there’s a plea to buy stuff. If we don’t, it means we don’t care…Read Full Article From Treehugger ECONOMY […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! RELIGION Taking Christ Out of the Christmas Celebration Most people associate this deeply religious holiday with a time to eat, drink and spend up big at the shops…Read Full Article From Adelaidenow ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Canada Reads […]

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Broooose… The Best Have the Zest


by Bruce Sanguin This posting originally appeared on Bruce Sanguin’s blog IfDarwinPrayed.com. Visit his blog for more postings, webinars, and podcasts on Evolutionary Christianity. Went to my first Bruce Springsteen concert last night. It was closer to a revival service actually. As my friend Sarah put it, “we were baptized by Bruce”.  The Boss strutted […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! PARENTING 2012 Holiday Toys: KidsPost Reviews the Hot Toys Starting your holiday shopping this weekend? Our friends at KidsPost asked kids from 10 area schools to test 75 toys, games and crafts…Read Full Article From Washington Post: […]

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Peaceful Resisters


by Susan McCaslin I feel like I’ve always been a Peacenik. Recently, I noticed that my book of essays, Arousing the Spirit, contains no less than three essays on peace, so you could say “peace-making” is a sub-theme of this book about the mystical way. Though I was born with the same propensities for violence […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! WORLD Rare White Humpback Whale Spotted Near Norway While the chance to gaze upon a pod of majestic humpback whales swimming wild and free would certainly be enough to stir delight in any nature-loving seafarer, spotting Moby […]

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Time Traveling as Spiritual Practice


by Bruce Sanguin This posting originally appeared on Bruce Sanguin’s blog IfDarwinPrayed.com. Visit his blog for more postings, webinars, and podcasts on Evolutionary Christianity. I heard mystic Thomas Hubl comment that spiritual practice involves the competency of movement and the competency of stillness. The competency of stillness enables us to have an enlightened relationship with […]

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