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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! CULTURE Christians Can’t Just Ignore Indigenous Peoples “As an indigenous woman who grew up in the Church, it’s important for me to be the bridge, to be someone who walks the tension between my people, who have […]

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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! SPORTS Nike Signs First Professional Athlete with Cerebral Palsy: Who Is Runner Justin Gallegos? Nike has signed Justin Gallegos as the sportswear brand’s first professional athlete with cerebral palsy — and a new video shows the emotional moment that 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! CULTURE Indigenous Culture Reasserts Women’s Power Through Dance “Native American women and girls are two and a half times more likely to experience sexual violence compared to other races. The truth is, however, that it’s been open […]

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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! FAITH Nurturing our ecological spirituality in the Season of Creation While it is possible to celebrate the Season of Creation liturgically in the Catholic community, there are no specially prepared liturgical prayers or lectionary selections focusing on […]

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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! LIFE On This Teen’s First Day Back, His School Life Changed Thanks to One Act A mom publicly thanked her son’s classmates for showing him the kindness for which she secretly always hoped. Kay Kirby of Boiling […]

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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! SCIENCE The New Rocket Science Imagine reducing our dependence on centralized Big Agriculture and growing more food more sustainably by bringing the farm into the home — or at least into the city limits — and building […]

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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! RELIGION The ‘Splainer: The ‘gifts’ of Pentecost and Shavuot This weekend marks the observance of Pentecost and Shavuot, holy days to Christians and Jews respectively. And both involve certain “gifts” that don’t come with wrapping and bows. […]

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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! OPINION God Understands Hard, Thankless Parenting Mother’s Day is difficult for many. But Scripture portrays a Father who knows our plight…Read Full Article From Christianity Today SCIENCE Madame Pele’s Gripon Hawaii The Big Island’s residents are reacting […]

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Dear Grandmother Anne


Dear Grandmother Anne ‘How do we parents say farewell to our beloved children’ by Carolyn Pogue This posting originally appeared on the United Church Observer’s website at ucobserver.org/pogue_blog/ Dear Grandmother Anne,Strangely, some of us don’t even know your name. When I tried to refresh my memory and read about your life in my Bible, I […]

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A day for women’s rights


by Carolyn Pogue ‘This Thanksgiving, I’m celebrating the tenacity of women and girls’ This posting originally appeared on the United Church Observer’s website at ucobserver.org/pogue_blog/ . It will be a great day when “uppity women” are merely regarded as humans with brains, voice and strength. I agree with one sign I saw in a recent […]

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