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!


WEATHER

Pakistan quake killed hundreds, created island off coast

As more becomes known about the strong, , we’re hearing that: — “A small island created in the Arabian Sea by the huge earthquake that hit southwest Pakistan has fascinated locals but experts say it is unlikely to last long,”…Read Full Article

From NPR: The Two-Way


MUST-READ

Word spreads far of canceled wedding that fed the homeless

When Willie and Carol Fowler’s only daughter cancelled her wedding 40 days before she was set to walk down the aisle, the parents were faced with a venue, food and entertainment that had all been paid for. But instead of cancelling everything and losing their deposits, they decided to change the guest list — to 200 homeless people…Read Full Article

From NPR: The Two-Way


SPIRITUALITY

Please be quiet

In a recent article in The New York Times, George Prochnik wrote about philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer’s crusade against noise as the archenemy of any serious thinker. He was convinced nobody could have great ideas unless they focused their attention on a subject. But loud sounds distracted him from the work before him…Read Full Article

From Spirituality & Practice


ENVIRONMENT

Children will bear the brunt of climate change impacts, new study says

Children will bear the brunt of the impact of climate change because of their increased risk of health problems, malnutrition, and migration, according to a UNICEF study published on Monday [PDF]. And food prices are likely to soar as a result of warming, undoing the progress made in combating world hunger…Read Full Article

From Grist


CULTURE

Miss America Nina Davuluri: The good, the bad and the ugly in the response to American diversity

Nina Davuluri, a lovely young woman from New York, won the Miss America pageant last night. This is not normally big news, but this year the Miss America pageant became a win for American diversity…Read Full Article

From The Washington Post


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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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