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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 Anglicans at a crossroads It’s going to be a busy summer for the Anglican Church of Canada. In July, the General Synod meets and one of the most divisive issues will be a motion from […]

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Failing to rein in our reptile brain


by Jim Taylor Originally found on Jim Taylor’s Weblog: Musings of Jim Taylor The video camera caught him at it, shortly before Remembrance Day last November. A youngish white male in a black hoodie swiped a charity donation box off a counter. He lifted the whole box of poppies and the donation canister, glanced up […]

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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! SPIRITUALITY Spiritual Practices for Difficult Times: 9 Practices for times when world events overwhelm us and we feel defeated We may feel powerless in the face of the large and small hostilities lacerating our planet, but we […]

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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! LIFESTYLE What will you miss? We often become so consumed by the work, that we lose sight of what’s most important…Read Full Article From Linkedin SOCIETY Married to Mental Illness The Mental Health Commission of Canada outlined […]

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Holy rebels


by Carolyn Pogue This posting originally appeared on the United Church Observer’s website at ucobserver.org/pogue_blog/ Calgary’s St. Brigid’s heralds a new era with womenpriests I can walk to church in 15 minutes, but last week, I drove to the deep south of Calgary in search of St. Brigid of Kildare Catholic Community. I met Monica […]

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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! ENVIRONMENT This Earth Day, Listen Up: Mother Earth Is Calling Us Back         April 22 is Earth Day 2016. Each Earth Day marks another milestone in a profound human reawakening to the truth that we are children of […]

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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! SPIRITUALITY The Most Punctual Man in India Mahatma Gandhi’s Ingersoll pocket watch was among the few material possessions he left behind. It signaled him to go to bed, shortly after midnight, and it was there when he […]

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No more wannabes


by Carolyn Pogue In our new Canada, we can be our authentic selves This posting originally appeared on the United Church Observer’s website at ucobserver.org/pogue_blog/ . Also, check out “Sorry: Why Our Church Apologized” at Wood Lake Book Publishing In The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America, Thomas King begins […]

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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! HEALTH All types of coffee lead to decreased risk of cancer A new study reveals that even decaf seems to lessen the risk of colorectal cancer, and the more you drink, the better…Read Full Article From Treehugger […]

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Keeping the Wonder Alive


By Maggie Reigh  “If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder … he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in.” ~Rachel Carson Will you be that adult for the children in your […]

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