What We Read This Week


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


FAITH

A Word for the Day…

My “Morning Pages” took a turn this week as I found myself writing a letter to my younger self. I recalled the lessons that I have learned about life in these 40 years that I have now lived on this planet. It went something like this: Cameron, here is some of what you will learn as you go through life. These lessons have served you well… Read Full Article

From Piloting Faith


FAITH

Waving to the Prince of Peace While Heading to War

About seven years ago I wrote, “I want to love again. Time cannot be reclaimed, but increasingly I feel a need to reach back and recapture one aspect of my youth: a willingness to be a little naive, to take people as they are, rather than as I believe I can classify them. It was how I lived before I became very engaged with politics and religion and chose labeling over loving.”Read Full Article

From Word on Fire


POLITICS

Shutdown Deal Reached to Reopen Government for Three Weeks 

Speaking from the White House Rose Garden on Friday, President Trump announced that a deal had been reached to temporarily end the partial government shutdown. “I am very proud to announce today that we have reached a deal to end the shutdown and reopen the federal government,” Trump said. “As everyone knows, I have a very powerful alternative, but I didn’t want to use it at this time.”  Read Full Article

From Sojo


LIFE

You Never Marry the Right Person

In generations past, there was far less talk about “compatibility” and finding the ideal soul-mate. Today we are looking for someone who accepts us as we are and fulfills our desires, and this creates an unrealistic set of expectations that frustrates both the searchers and the searched for. In John Tierney’s classic humor article “Picky, Picky, Picky” he tries nobly to get us to laugh at the impossible situation our culture has put us in. He recounts many of the reasons his single friends told him they had given up on their recent relationships: “She mispronounced ‘Goethe.’” Read Full Article

From Relevant Magazine


FAITH

Why is St. Paul Called an Apostle?

Question: Why is St. Paul called an Apostle? He wasn’t one of the 12 Apostles that Jesus picked. Read Full Article

From Busted Halo

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Categories: faith, Featured, life, Politics

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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