What We Read This Week

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week!


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 the first time the incredible diversity of brands…Read Full Article

From Spirituality and Practice


Watching the Olympics as a Spiritual Practice

The Olympic Games are underway. Millions from around the world will watch the televised events, cheering for their favorite athletes from their living rooms. Rather than focusing on the competition itself…Read Full Article

From Spirituality and Practice


Can Our Cities be “Saved by Bikes”?

Tucked away in one of Canada’s busiest office towers in downtown Toronto, Inniss has just opened a new store that aims to change the face of North American commuting and make us all greener – one bike at a time…Read Full Article

From The Green Pages


How Much Will Technology Really Change Higher Education?

Experts believe that not only is the time of traditional, in-person, on-campus lectures over, a completely new era of higher education is emerging. They believe there will “be mass adoption of teleconferencing…Read Full Article

From Good


When Breast Cancer Leaves You Grasping for Words

Then cancer came along and interrupted the conversation. As an expert talker, I suddenly was no expert at all. A novice with a cancer story different from any other, I knew. Breast cancer was the diagnosis, but my narrative didn’t include finding…Read Full Article

From Christianity Today


Green Washing: Learn What All Those Tiny Laundry Symbols Mean

Have you ever wandered down to the laundry room, pulled out a soiled shirt for inspection, and found alien hieroglyphics blinking back up at you? Are you secretly stoked when crop tops and ratty tights become trendy because you’ve got a closet full of dryer casualties…Read Full Article

From Grist


Olympic Brand Police are Watching YOU!

In order to protect the “brand”, the Olympic Organizing Committee has ruled that no one can use the word olympic in any way during the games. By now, many have read about the poor little Olympic Cafe which had to change its name to Lympic Cafe. And the kebab shop that had to take down its sign because it had 5 rings on it. In extreme measures…Read Full Article

From Treehugger

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Categories: Daily Life, Ecology and Environmental Issues, Ethics, Featured, Healing and Wellness, People, Prayer

Author:Wood Lake Publishing

At Wood Lake Publishing we are passionate about supporting and encouraging an emerging form of Christianity, which is rooted in ancient wisdom and attentive to the movement of spirit in our day. Visit us online at woodlakebooks.com


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