What We Read This Week


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Here’s what caught our eye this week!


SPIRITUALITY

Becoming More Empathetic

We certainly can use more empathy in a world where national polls have shown an increase in narcissism (self-interest) and a decline in concern about the well-being of others…Read Full Article

From Spirituality & Practice


NEWS

‘Sandy’ Retired from Storm Names; ‘Sara’ Takes Its Place

“Sandy has been retired from the official list of Atlantic Basin tropical cyclone names by the World Meteorological Organization’s hurricane committee because of the extreme impacts it caused from Jamaica and Cuba to the Mid-Atlantic United States in October 2012,”…Read Full Article

From NPR: The Two-Way


FASHION

Bride Marries in $36 Wedding Dress Made of Upcycled Bread Bag Clips

Eco-conscious newly-weds-to-be will know that in reducing the ecological footprint of one’s dream wedding, there’s more than one way to tackle the problem of the wedding dress…Read Full Article

From Treehugger


ENVIRONMENT

Flying Worst Class: Air travel is About to Get Bumpier and Barfier

Welcome to the Plane Ride From Hell, coming more often to an airline near you thanks to — you guessed it — climate change…Read Full Article

From Grist


POLITICS

Margaret Thatcher, British Prime Minister, 1925- 2013

Sami writes that ” there was a time when Thatcher was seen as a champion of climate science – shocking the UN in the 1980s with a call to to action on man-made global warming.” In 1990 she said in a speech…Read Full Article

From Treehugger


USA

U.S. is Training Dogs to Sniff Out Smuggled Ivory and Rhino Horns

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has 4 new graduates that will make life harder for wildlife smugglers. Their names are Viper, Butter, Lancer and Locket…Read Full Article

From Treehugger


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Categories: Daily Life, Ecology and Environmental Issues, Featured, Leadership, People, Spiritual Growth, World

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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