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!


ENVIRONMENT

Diesel is probably dying; will gasoline powered cars follow?

The demise of the diesel would no longer seem a question of if, but when. After more than two decades of subsidizing their CO2-reducing efficiency, the only reason the Europeans aren’t banning them completely is because they represent half of all automotive sales and, more importantly, production. Closer to home, where diesels account for less than three per cent of passenger car sales, there is no powerful lobby preventing their demise…Read Full Article

From Treehugger


FAITH

Smart Phones, Smart Choices, Re-Assessing Success

The idea of serving others has not been a top priority as people prepare for their careers. It may seem to fit the “helping professions” such as social work, the clergy and child or elder care, but more marginal to the resume of persons seeking work as business managers, investment advisors, cashiers, cartoonists, athletes, pharmacists, singers or bus drivers.  That’s why those who break that mold are worth our attention…Read Full Article

From How Maps Change Things


SPIRITUALITY

When Altar Calls Don’t Work

How many times did I need to get saved before truly loving God?…The cycle usually went something like this: get saved in a burst of emotion, commit to Jesus for a few days or weeks, then let the devotion fade away. Everyone in our church seemed to sputter out, digressing into their old way of life until the next camp or special church event…Read Full Article

From Christianity Today


CHRISTIANITY

How much is enough?

Author Heather Kings says Christians should earn a sum that allows them to enjoy life and share generously. Figuring out how is another matter…Read Full Article

From UCOBSERVER


HEALTH

Sitting Is the New Smoking and a Hazard to Your Career Health

You’ve heard it before. We spend most of our waking hours at work, and many spend the majority of their time at a desk in front of a computer. Not to mention the hours we commute to work in a car, plane, train or bus- sitting. The sedentary lifestyle is a hazard to our health and can also squelch our career advancement…Read Full Article

From Huffingtonpost


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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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