Archive | August, 2012
Moon

What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! NEWS Neil Armstrong, First Man to Walk on the Moon, Dies Former astronaut Neil Armstrong, known for his words, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” has died…Read Full Article From NPR: The […]

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Choosing Your Battle


by Donna Sinclair When my friend lowered her teacup and said, off handedly, “Are you coming to the public meeting about a casino?” I sputtered into my own tea. I had heard about the provincial government’s offer of a casino for our city, and I had already made up my mind. I disapproved. But I […]

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Berries

What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! FOOD 44 Healthiest, Cheapest Fruits and Vegetables Environmental Working Group (EWG), has done it again with the publication of their latest list, Good Food on a Tight Budget. The group known for its cosmetics’ toxins database and […]

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Inside the Church

A Note From Ralph Milton


Friends, I’ve traveled often to Europe on many package tours and visited a lot of churches. For me, the endless procession of stone sculpture and stained glass breaks into a kaleidoscopic blur. Perhaps that’s why I found the Hallgrimskirkja in Rekjavik, Iceland, so refreshing. The church dominates the skyline, and provides a lookout tower over […]

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Daisy

What We Read This Week


Here’s what caught our eye this week! CURRENT EVENTS What Medals Should the London 2012 Olympics Get for Sustainability?  No one can deny that the London 2012 Olympic Games were a brilliant success. The athletes were magnificent, the crowds were enthusiastic, the trains ran on time and the place looked great. London’s claim to fame […]

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Pipeline

Holy Presence: Is Being in the Now Enough?


by Susan McCaslin Writing is a mysterious process. Nothing you have to say is final, as there are always new nuances to explore. The next rush of words may just coalesce in surprising, unanticipated configurations. Being present to this kind of process is kind of unsettling and even dangerous, because as a writer you might […]

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What We Read This Week


 Here’s what caught our eye this week! LIFESTYLE The Practice Days of August The month’s leisurely pace is perfect for certain kinds of spiritual practice. Here are some ways you can rest…Read Full Article From Spirituality and Practice NEWS Once Again, A Call To Remember The Victims; This Time In Wisconsin After the July 20 […]

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Summer Sunset

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 The Spiritual Value of Repetition and Routine Variety is the spice of life. We’ve been taught that by our consumer culture since we were very young. Think of all the movies in which immigrants experience for […]

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Wrestler on a Couch

Disgust and the Evolutionary Impulse


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 was working out at the gym today. The television was set to pro-wrestling. A ridiculous drama was being staged between a three hundred pound wrestler and his fiance who were […]

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