Archive | 2012

What We Read This Week


This Week, Here is What Caught Our Eye! SPIRITUALITY The Numinosity of Rocks Anyone who is a rock person will take delight in this tribute to them. This glorious article by Patricia Adams Farmer, author of Embracing a Beautiful God appears on the inventivey.…Read Full Article From Spirituality & Practice WORLD 7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Kills […]

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Paint and Politics


by Donna Sinclair Sunday afternoon at the Musée des Beaux Arts in Montreal, my favourite city to visit. I am painting my best approximation of an impressionist landscape. Trees and hills, serious brushwork. My grandson and husband share my table and are ferociously intent on the same task. It is my considered opinion that the […]

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What We Read This Week


This Week, Here is What Caught Our Eye! PARENTING Halloween’s Over, But the Junk Food Deluge Isn’t As many of us are witnessing the ill-effects of unfettered access to candy: the poor sleep, mood swings, sluggishness. Not many school kids are going to be in top learning shape today…Read Full Article From The Washington Post: […]

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What We Read This Week


Here is what we found interesting this week! CAREERS Coolest Job Ever: Globetrotting Biologist and Tour Leader Traveling the world, Sentman takes small groups of people (“voluntourists” with Oceanic Society) everywhere from remote atolls in the middle of the Pacific Ocean to wildlife reserves in Kenya.…Read Full Article From Treehugger ECONOMY Tough Times, Even Higher […]

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What We Read This Week


This Week, Here is What Caught Our Eye! SPACE Space Shuttle Endeavour’s Final Journey Adds a Day The crowds that cheered the shuttle on Saturday changed their tune after a night of hassles that left the Endeavour still blocking L.A. traffic and threatening trees early.…Read Full Article From NPR: The Two-Way SPIRITUALITY A Prayer for […]

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Art and Activism: An Engaged Aesthetics


by Susan McCaslin When I was first invited to write a series of blogs based on my Wood Lake book, Arousing the Spirit, I was reluctant to blog on my own writing. What I had to say is already there in the book, I thought, so what’s the point? Yet reflecting on what I wrote […]

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What We Read This Week


 Here’s what caught our eye this week! ENVIRONMENT Three-Fourths of Americans Now Think Climate Change Is Influencing the Weather So, after a year marked by record breaking heat, massive wildfires, and drought that consumed 60% of the nation, almost three quarters of Americans now recognize…Read Full Article From Treehugger LAW Cyclist Fined $ 1,555 For […]

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A Note From Ralph Milton


Our new neighbors next door planted a flower garden in the spring. Their flowers grew, but so did the “volunteer” sunflowers that our previous neighbors had planted the year before. And now we glory in their ecstatic, erotic effulgence. So also do the bees and flies and butterflies and bugs, that farm these flowers. More […]

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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! HEALTH An Apple a Day Significantly Helps the Heart, Study Finds Few fruits have the same mystique as the apple, which is curious given its ubiquitous presence in our lives. Now it turns out that Aphrodite’s favorite […]

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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! 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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