What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week!


HEALTH

How Messing With Our Body Clocks Can Raise Alarms With Health

We humans are time-keeping machines. And it seems we need regular sleeping and eating schedules to keep all of our clocks in sync. Studies show that if we mess with the body’s natural sleep-wake cycle — say, by working an overnight shift, taking a trans-Atlantic flight or staying up all night with a new baby or puppy — we pay the price…Read Full Article

From npr


FAITH

Catholic church to make record divestment from fossil fuels

More than 40 Catholic institutions will make largest ever faith-based divestment, on the anniversary of the death of St Francis of Assisi…Read Full Article

From the guardian


NEWS

New push to scrap daylight saving time in British Columbia

There’s still more than a month to go before daylight saving time ends, but there’s already renewed talk about scrapping the controversial practice in B.C. On Friday, mayors from the Union of B.C. Municipalities passed a resolution calling on the provincial government to hold public consultations “with a view to abolishing” the biannual time change…Read Full Article

From CTV News


SOCIAL JUSTICE

‘Wherever we went, I saw need’

It’s an issue that’s faced any tourist in a developing country. Gifted with so much, how can we deny giving just a little to those around us — especially when those in need are right there, hands thrust forward in anticipation? Having travelled to more than 120 countries, I’ve encountered this quandary many times…Read Full Article

From ucobserver


EDUCATION

Bookstores Are Pulling A Children’s Workbook Because It Portrays A Violent Genocide As No Big Deal

This isn’t the first time a publisher has come under fire for whitewashing history. Lawmakers in Texas were roundly criticized when they adopted new social studies textbooks that downplayed the role of slavery in the Civil War and cited Moses as a big inspiration for the Constitution….Read Full Article

From good


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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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