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!


RELIGION

Does Religion really make you happier?

The writer examines the popular theory that people with faith are more content than those without…Read Full Article

From ucobserver


SPIRITUALITY

4 Reasons Coloring Is Part of My Prayer Life

When I was younger, I loved coloring. I could sit for hours with a box of crayons — preferably new ones with sharp points — and color day and night. Coloring is no longer just a childhood pastime; it’s a hobby for adults, too. I’ve always kept coloring in my toolbox for dealing with stress or finding a moment of peace. One way I, and many others, have found quiet time in today’s busy and noisy world is by combining coloring and prayer. Here are the reasons why this childhood interest is meaningful to my spiritual life now.…Read Full Article

From busted halo


EDUCATION

The Underride Guards of Trailers

It took the death of actor Jayne Mansfield in a rear underride collision to make the bars seen on the rear of trailers mandatory; they are even known as Mansfield bars. However, they are not in fact all that strong and often do not meet the minimum standards set by the regulators…Read Full Article

From Treehugger


CULTURE

Quit Calling Them ‘Chick Flicks’

With the female-fronted ‘Ghostbusters,’ it’s time to celebrate women in movies…Read Full Article

From Christianity Today


CHURCH

An Update on Billy Graham

As Franklin Graham visits all 50 states on the Decision America Tour this year, many of the people he meets ask him about his father Billy Graham. At Franklin’s most recent stop in Juneau, Alaska, on July 1, he opened the prayer rally by sharing greetings from his father. “He doesn’t think anybody remembers who he is,” Franklin said with a laugh, “so he’ll say, ‘If you meet anybody who remembers me, tell ’em hello.’”…Read Full Article

From Billy Graham


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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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