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!


LIFESTYLE/PETS

Have we reached Peak Dog in our cities?

August 26 is National Dog Day. In New York State, it’s the law: WHEREAS, National Dog Day honors dogs by giving them “a day” to show deep appreciation for our long connection to each other; and for their endearing patience, unquestioning loyalty, for their work, their capacity for love and their ability to impact our lives everyday in the most miraculous ways.” But are cities experiencing a problem with doggy density?…Read Full Article

From treehugger


SPIRITUALITY

Summer musings

Written by Woodlake author Carolyn Pogue….As she writes in her blog…Summer is a beautiful time to head outside for some creative writing. Even if you’re a new writer, I encourage you to take the plunge; no one will know your talents unless you show them. And if you’re a seasoned writer, come along, too…Read Full Article

From ucobserver


ENTERTAINMENT

Ben-Hur

As if we didn’t have enough to worry about with the start of wildfire season, we now have to face the reality of zombie blazes: fires that never really die…Read Full Article

From Christianity Today


ENVIRONMENT

Is a fracking ban a good idea?

A bold demand has recently become standard among many U.S. environmentalists and progressives: ban fracking. Major green groups such as the Sierra Club have called for ending the practice. Bernie Sanders gave the issue more visibility when he first endorsed a national fracking ban four months ago. Then, earlier this summer, his camp pushed (unsuccessfully) for a ban to be incorporated into the Democratic Party’s platform.

But is a full-scale fracking ban a good idea? Some pro-environment policy experts and activists don’t think so…Read Full Article

From grist


SOCIETY

The Killing Time: Inside Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s War on Drugs

As the body count soars, some say the real threat to the Philippines is not drugs but the President himself…“We will not stop until the last drug lord … and the last pusher have surrendered or are put either behind bars or below the ground, if they so wish,” said Duterte…Read Full Article

From Time


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Categories: Carolyn Pogue, Entertainment, environment, Featured, Life style, Lifestyle, People, Pets, society, spirituality

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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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