What We Read This Week

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



An article written by Susan McCaslin, Wood Lake’s author of Arousing the Spirit ….The etymology of the word “guide,” both noun and verb, is the late 14th c. Old French guidar “to guide, lead, conduct,” from the Frankish witan or “show the way,” and the Proto-Germanic witanan or “to look after, guard.”So guidance in many myths and traditions involves someone or something (a power, a presence, a god, God, Spirit) leading a seeker on a path. The word “guidance” is often tied mythically to the underlying archetype of the journey….Read Full Article

From  Parabola


Beyond Fasting: What We Can All Learn From Ramadan

It’s a holiday intended for introspection and community, something Muslims and non-Muslims alike can benefit fromRead Full Article

From Yes


Despite Disappointing Some, New Mark Manuscript Is Earliest Yet

The Egypt Exploration Society has recently published a Greek papyrus that is likely the earliest fragment of the Gospel of Mark, dating it from between A.D. 150–250. One might expect happiness at such a publication, but this important fragment actually disappointed many observers. The reason stems from the unusual way that this manuscript became famous before it became available….Read Full Article

From Christianity Today


All the things you can make with stale bread

Keep this list in your back pocket and you’ll never have another reason to throw away uneaten bread.

Bread has been called “the staff of life” for good reason. Every culture has a bread that forms the basis of its traditional diet. Whether it’s tortillas in Latin America, chapatis in India, or baguettes in France, these diverse combinations of flour and water play a major role in making ethnic cuisines so delicious and diverse…Read Full Article

From treehugger


Atheists Are Sometimes More Religious Than Christians

A new study shows how poorly we understand the beliefs of people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or nothing in particular…Read Full Article

From the Atlantic

Tags: , , , , , ,

Categories: Bible, faith, 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


Subscribe to our RSS feed and social profiles to receive updates.

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: