Archive | September, 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! WEATHER A New Kind of Cloud? Say Hello to the Undulatus Asperatus The UK-based Cloud Appreciation Society (CAS) has been documenting and showcasing various member-submitted cloud photos online since 2005. Most recently, the CAS is trying to […]

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The Wars Against the Self


by Susan McCaslin Today, September 21, is the International Day of Peace. By the time you read this blog, the occasion will have passed, but like Mother’s Day (which for some has become a sentimentalizing of the mothering principle) the practice of active peacekeeping can easily be forgotten in the day-to-day of living. I’ve been […]

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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! ENVIRONMENT For the 330th Month in a Row, It’s Been Hotter Than the 20th Century Average The National Climatic Data Center has released the goods for last month, and it’s the same old story—August 2012 was the […]

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Grief, An Evolutionary Driver


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 had the pleasure this week of watching a documentary featuring Stephen Jenkinson, aka, Grief Walker. He is a story-teller, village-builder, grief worker, and pretty wise soul it seems to me. […]

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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! ENVIRONMENT Just 8% of Caribbean Reefs Now Have Living Coral Let that sink in: Just 8% of Caribbean reefs have living coral now. Pollution, overfishing and ocean acidification caused by climate change were cited as the reason […]

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A Note From Ralph Milton


Our theme for today is mushrooms. Or toadstools. Is there a difference? It was a small, lonely red specimen sitting in the middle of our lawn, unaware that a tall, old man with a very big lawnmower would soon chop it into smithereens. So I picked it carefully, brought it in the house, and placed […]

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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! SPIRITUALITY What Motivates Generosity? We believe that the spiritual practice of generosity pulls out the spaces that separate people from each other. Many of the world’s religions see it as…Read Full Article From Spirituality and Practice IN […]

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