Archive | May, 2017

What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! GLOBALIZATION Yes, We Can Choose Good Globalization The integration of knowledge, science, hospitality, and travel can have huge benefits for human connections and peace…Read Full Article From Yes!magazine SUSTAINABILITY Meet the Fixers The world feels pretty broken […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! RELIGION Even in Canada, Conservative Churches Are Growing Amid the decades-long decline in mainline Protestantism in North America, researchers in Canada recently found an “elusive sample” of congregations whose growth has bucked the trend….Read Full Article From […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! HOLIDAYS The Surprisingly Sad Origins of Mother’s Day Many Canadians and people around the world show their gratitude for their mothers on Mother’s Day. Some people give cards, flowers, chocolates or take their moms to a restaurant, […]

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‘Dear Doubting Thomas’


Dear Doubting Thomas ‘Your story reminds me to move through the fog of fear, doubt and cynicism’ By Carolyn Pogue Sightings:  May 3, 2017 at http://www.ucobserver.org/pogue_blog Dear Thomas, Doubt hangs everywhere these days. Back in your time, just after that first Easter, you had to go against your peers to express doubt; it likely took […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! ENVIRONMENT A crucial climate mystery is just under our feet Ever since people began pushing seeds into the dirt, we’ve been eating away the carbon from our topsoil. Now we’re finally developing the knowledge necessary to pump […]

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