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!


Spiritual Practices for Difficult Times: 9 Practices for times when world events overwhelm us and we feel defeated

We may feel powerless in the face of the large and small hostilities lacerating our planet, but we are not. Peace, both individual and global, begins with us. When we embrace a spiritual path that brings tranquility to our hearts and minds, we are taking the first step toward bringing peace to the world…Read Full Article

From Spirituality and Practice


“They” and the Emotional Weight of Words

Even in the smallest of interactions—like how we use pronouns—we can create connections that allow us to challenge one another on our assumptions about gender…Read Full Article

From Yes!magazine


The terrible plight of vultures and the disaster their loss would create

Vultures are incredibly designed creatures who are an integral part of the ecosystem, and for that alone they are magnificent. We may have a cultural bias against cackling scavengers, but it’s time to learn to love vultures…Read Full Article

From Treehugger


Pope Francis’ Advice for College Students

We’ve been offering advice to college freshmen for more than a decade, so as our new edition of The Freshman Survival Guide hits the shelves we wondered if any of the Holy Father’s advice applies to new college students. Not surprisingly, the answer is a big fat YES. Even though he jokes that he’s “from the stone age” “ his advice to young people is surprisingly relevant. Here are seven tips from Pope Francis for those beginning the college journey.…Read Full Article

From bustedhalo


How to Fall Asleep in 60 Seconds

Simple inhales and exhales can help you get the good night’s rest you deserve — in just 60 seconds. In May of last year, Dr. Andrew Weil, a physician and a “guru” for holistic health and integrative medicine, popularized the sleep technique known as “The 4-7-8 Breathing Exercise” or the “Relaxing Breath.”…Read Full Article

From Medical Daily

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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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