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!


SUSTAINABILITY

Gorillas, Rhinos, Lions and More Will Soon Be Extinct

A report by 43 wildlife experts warns that without changes now, many of Earth’s most iconic species will be lost forever…Read Full Article

From Treehugger


SPIRITUALITY

Watching the Olympics as a Spiritual Practice

To honor dimensions of the Olympics beyond the competition itself, we’ve come up with some spiritual practices based on the Alphabet of Spiritual Literacy. Here are some ways to make watching the Olympics into a spiritual practice…Read Full Article

From Spirituality and Practice


CHURCH

The Casserole-Toting Church Ladies Hold the Secret to Happiness

I found unexpected heroes—and a model for faithful living—in the elderly women at my church….Read Full Article

From Christianity Today


HEALTH

Puerto Rico’s Efforts To Stop Zika Are Hampered By Mistrust

Puerto Rico is in the midst of one of the worst Zika outbreaks of any region in the northern hemisphere. The island has been reporting roughly 1,500 new cases of Zika each week. Hundreds of pregnant women are already infected, and public health officials say the outbreak in Puerto Rico probably won’t start to subside until September or October.

Yet health officials also say efforts to stop the spread of the virus are being hampered by mistrust, indifference and fatigue among residents, over what some view as just the latest tropical disease to hit the island…Read Full Article

From npr


FAITH

Who Do You Believe? Faith and Promise

We are left with a choice. We can believe the Trumps of this world, and be afraid, and strive for possessions and security. Or, we can have faith in God’s promise to give us kingdom, and strive for that kingdom…Read Full Article

From Mark Whittall.com


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Categories: Christianity, church, Daily Life, faith, 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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