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

How air conditioning made America- and how it could break us all

AC comes with a host of problems. It is undoubtedly true that air-conditioning saves lives, especially among vulnerable populations like the elderly, but it also comes at a high price — and not just when it comes to your electric bill…Read Full Article

From Grist


LIFE

Three Things That Matter Most in Youth and Age

In a world that daily throws both curiosities and crises at us, it can be difficult to discern what is important. An unexpected event can render what matters today insignificant tomorrow. How do you keep perspective?

I turned to two groups—children under seven and adults over 70—to explore this question: What is important?…Read Full Article

Yes!Magazine


SPIRITUALITY

Tim LaHaye, Author Who ‘Left Behind’ a Long Legacy

Tim LaHaye, the best-selling author best known for the Left Behind series, “graduated to heaven” on the morning of July 25, 2016 after suffering a stroke at age 90…The founder and president of Tim LaHaye Ministries and founder of the PreTrib Research Center, LaHaye sold 62 million copies of the series. “In terms of its impact on Christianity, [‘Left Behind’] is probably greater than that of any other book in modern times, outside the Bible,” the late Jerry Falwell, a friend of LaHaye’s, told Time magazine in 2005…Read Full Article

From Christianity Today


SUSTAINABILITY

You will never have to walk again with the Modobag

The “last mile problem” has paralyzed transportation planners for decades. What can they possibly do to get people from the bus or subway to their front door? How do we solve the intractable problem of getting people from their car to the restaurant in the mall or the gate in the airport?…Read Full Article

From Treehugger


HEALTH

Interesting…Ancient Bone Shows Evidence of Cancer in Human Ancestor

Today’s study alone in its finding that cancer is an ancient affliction, rather than a modern scourge caused by polluted environments and poor diets…Read Full Article

From npr


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Categories: environment, Featured, Health, spirituality, sustainability

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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