What We Read This Week


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


CHRISTMAS

How Does an Advent Calendar Work?

In today’s throwback podcast, Father Dave answers a caller’s question about Advent calendars: “Why are Advent calendars that are sold in stores always dated December 1-24, instead of the actual period of Advent?”Read Full Article

From busted halo


HOLIDAY SPIRIT

Delighting in Holiday Light Shows

Scenes of people getting into the holiday spirit—Christmas markets opening, festive lights adorning buildings and trees, light shows and holiday events taking place—all to make the most of the shorter winter days in the north, and to bring a little color, brightness, and wonder into the season.…Read Full Article

From the Atlantic


LIFE

Procrastinators are people too (and they actually get things done)

Instead of seeing procrastination as a problem that needs to be dealt with, or worse, as a pathology that must be ‘cured’, Lamia began to understand procrastination as a valid strategy for getting things done. And this attitude was new territory in the field…Read Full Article

From cbc


SOCIAL JUSTICE

Shop ‘til They Drop

“Does America have to be hit in the gut with a catastrophic disaster like 9/11, Hurricane Sandy, Hurricane Harvey, or, more recently Hurricane Irma, for love to unconditionally surpass hate?”…One of the greatest myths in America is that the Civil War ended slavery. It did not…Read Full Article

From Sojourners


RELIGION

Pope in Bangladesh, continues diplomatic tightrope walk

From RNS


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Categories: Holiday Spirit, life, Religion, social justice

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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