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!


INTERNATIONAL

Jump Rope Heroes: Watch School Kids Set A One-Minute Guinness World Record

The video is mesmerizing, if a bit noisy: Moving in a figure-eight pattern, elementary school students hop over a jump rope with perfect timing, setting a new Guinness World Record with an incredible 225 skips in one minute…Read Full Article

From npr


FAMILY

Marriage Lessons from the Luthers

artin Luther had no intention of marrying. Though he had preached extensively and passionately on the theology of marriage, matrimony, he had decided, simply wasn’t for him. “Not that I am insensible to the emotions of the flesh, being neither wood nor stone,” he wrote to a friend, “but because I have no desire to [marry], and daily expect to die a heretic’s death. All that changed once Katharina von Bora landed on Martin Luther’s doorstep.”.…Read Full Article

From Christianity Today


RELIGION

Your Job Description

Here is your job description: Cure the sick.  Raise the dead.  Cleanse the lepers.  Cast out demons.

Amen…Read Full Article

From Mark Whittall


FAITH

Father James Martin on Building a Bridge with the LGBT Community

Jesuit priest and New York Times best-selling author Father James Martin, SJ, joins Father Dave as a guest on the Busted Halo Show to talk about his new book, “Building a Bridge: How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community Can Enter into a Relationship of Respect, Compassion, and Sensitivity,” and to answer a few questions of faith…Read Full Article

From bustedhalo


VIRTUE

Stemming the tide of hatred with kindness, and finding ‘life itself’

Kindness — a virtue embraced by both the religious and the nonreligious — requires intentional behavior and can have beneficial results for both the giver and recipient of a benevolent act, experts say….Read Full Article

From rns


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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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