What We Read This Week


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


SPIRITUALITY

The Lord’s Prayer’s Hard Plea

Does God lead us into temptation? Do we have to ask him not to? As most Christians know from painful experience, temptation is as easy to find as it is hard to resist. Every day, in a hundred ways, we face pressure to cut corners, mistreat others, and gratify our wayward desires. Sometimes we grasp the danger and paddle mightily against the current. Other times we sink into sin as if relaxing into an easy chair. But frequent failure leaves us demoralized and ashamed…Read Full Article

From Christianity Today


CHRISTIANITY

Church Is What We Create With Each Other

When you are part of a church you accept people’s offerings, even the ones you don’t necessarily want. One week their announcements will bore you and the next week they will make you weep, and sometimes it will be the same announcements. And sometimes during a hymn they’ll start a harmony and you’ll join, and your voices will become a conversation, an expression of love between people who by many measures barely know each other at all…Read Full Article

From On Being


SCIENCE

‘Space genes’- how an astronaut is now different from his twin brother

A real-life space oddity: After a ground-breaking space flight, a NASA astronaut has been found to have a slightly different gene expression from his identical twin brother…Read Full Article

From nbc news


FAITH

Undocumented failure: Why we must care for our immigrant brothers and sisters

“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?”…Read Full Article

From US Catholic


LIVING

Adults show striking weaknesses in financial literacy

Adults need some basic financial skills in order to thrive in the world, but a study conducted by Cambridge University and University College London found that many lack this knowledge. The situation is so bad, in fact, that the study authors are calling for policy intervention to improve financial literacy…Read Full Article

From treehugger


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Categories: Christianity, faith, Living, Space, 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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