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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! WEATHER Red-hot planet: All-time heat records have been set all over the world during the past week From the normally mild summer climes of Ireland, Scotland and Canada to the scorching Middle East, numerous locations in the […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! MINISTRY How to Intentionally Plan a Day of Rest I know I need to slow down. I need to find ways to connect with God by allowing time for holy moments on my Sundays, not just at […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SPIRITUALITY Guidance 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,” […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! ETHICS How to apologize like you mean it In my family, we excel at delivering apologies. We fight loudly and passionately — and then we make up. We hug, we say we’re sorry and we move on. […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! BELIEF Nikki Giovanni: ‘Martin Had Faith in the People’ The day after Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, Nikki Giovanni—the brilliant young writer who’d soon come to be known as the “Princess of Black Poetry”—wrote a poem that […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! Happy Easter! FAITH How to Carry the Meaning of Holy Week Through the Best of the Year Holy Week celebrates more than a historical event from more than 2,000 years ago. It’s also a powerful invitation for […]

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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 […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SOCIAL JUSTICE Your feminist shirt means nothing if it was made in a sweatshop Eighty percent of garment workers are young women between 18 and 24. They are overworked, underpaid, and abused. That’s where the real female […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! FAITH Why Do Catholics Eat Fish on Fridays? Catholics are required to abstain from eating meat on Ash Wednesday and each Friday in Lent (including Good Friday). Fish is often used as a substitute for meat-based meals. […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! RELIGION ‘America’s Pastor’ Billy Graham Dies At 99 Billy Graham, the most famous minister of his era, died Wednesday at his home in Montreat, N.C., spokesman Todd Shearer tells NPR. In his 99 years, Graham changed the […]

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