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Prayers of Gratitude


by Donna Sinclair I have a scattered approach to prayer. I think I am like many people; I mostly pray when I am in distress. I am good at praying at three o’clock in the morning when I wake up worried about one child or another. I am pretty good at praying when I am […]

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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, Share the Many Faces of Climate Change It is almost time for Earth Day, Monday, April 22, and this year’s theme is The Face of Climate Change. To help put a human face […]

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Words for the Congregation


by David Sparks It was my turn to offer the pastoral prayer in our church on Sunday and I wondered how the prayer in Pastoral Prayers to Share Year C would work out in practice. The Monday before the service, I looked at the prayer for the third Sunday after Epiphany and found that it […]

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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! WORLD Stunning Video Features Beautiful Moments Between Humans and Animals Gregory Colbert’s Ashes and Snow feature film captures extraordinary moments of contact between people and animals as seen through the lens of the artist’s camera on more […]

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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 The Greenie Pig’s Guide to a Cleaner, More Sustainable 2013 Each year, the New Year’s holiday brings us more than just a gingerbread hangover and a metric ton of empty champagne bottles — it serves 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! HOLIDAYS 10 DIY Gifts You Can Make in Less Than an Hour The pleasures of giving and receiving handmade gifts are many. The headaches of handmaking handmade gifts are often even more. All too commonly our best-laid […]

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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 Taking Christ Out of the Christmas Celebration Most people associate this deeply religious holiday with a time to eat, drink and spend up big at the shops…Read Full Article From Adelaidenow ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Canada Reads […]

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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 A New Kind of Cloud? Say Hello to the Undulatus Asperatus The UK-based Cloud Appreciation Society (CAS) has been documenting and showcasing various member-submitted cloud photos online since 2005. Most recently, the CAS is trying to […]

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Grief, An Evolutionary Driver


by Bruce Sanguin This posting originally appeared on Bruce Sanguin’s blog IfDarwinPrayed.com. Visit his blog for more postings, webinars, and podcasts on Evolutionary Christianity. I had the pleasure this week of watching a documentary featuring Stephen Jenkinson, aka, Grief Walker. He is a story-teller, village-builder, grief worker, and pretty wise soul it seems to me. […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! ENVIRONMENT Just 8% of Caribbean Reefs Now Have Living Coral Let that sink in: Just 8% of Caribbean reefs have living coral now. Pollution, overfishing and ocean acidification caused by climate change were cited as the reason […]

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