What We Read This Week

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


Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following his weekly plan could change your life

For a large portion of Franklin’s life, he carried around a card in his pocket that depicted a simple table with seven columns and 13 rows on it. Each column on this card represented a day of the week — Monday through Sunday. Each row on this card represented one of 13 virtues that he wanted to work on…Read Full Article

From business insider


Let’s start with what “spirituality” essentially is. Spirituality is a growing intimacy with God experienced through the people, events, places, and things in each day’s living. And how will that happen? Through what you see, hear, taste, touch, smell. We are embodied spirits, and the doorways to our hearts and minds are our senses…Read Full Article

From busted halo


From RNS


‘Fare thee well’

Wood Lake author, Carolyn Pogue bids “Fare thee well”as a writer for ucobserver… In a journalism class I attended thirty years ago, students were asked to write their aspirations. I typed, “I would like to write for The United Church Observer.” Its writers unswervingly wrestled with personal, national and global ethical questions in a heartbreaking world. I wanted to contribute to that.  Two years after that class, I read, Don’t: A Woman’s Word, by Elly Danica….. please go to www.observer.org/pogue_blog for the rest. Thank you so much…Read Full Article

From ucobserver


Meet the one city in America where cars have been banned since 1898

In time, of course, restrictions were lifted and the car soon became ubiquitous across the country — but there is still one place in the United States that has yet to change its mind. Meet Mackinac Island, where cars have been banned since 1898…Read Full Article

From treehugger

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Categories: faith, justice, life, Living, Religion, spirituality

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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