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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! LIVING/FAMILY What makes Canadian kids happy? UNICEF Canada responds with new report Every year UNICEF releases a report card that measures children’s wellbeing in nations around the world. Not surprisingly, the top positions are held by Scandinavian […]

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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 Have a Little Faith Let me begin my story with an unimportant fact—I love butterflies. You are probably wondering what butterflies have to do with faith, but to explain that I will have to start at […]

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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 10 Destinations for Spiritual R & R Whether you’re planning a summer vacation or you need an escape from the stress of your daily life, we have some places to go where you can recharge physically, […]

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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! LIVING Welcome to the Lush Cosmetics factory! When I was a child, I dreamed of visiting Willy Wonka’s magical chocolate factory. Unfortunately, that wasn’t possible, since it only ever existed in author Roald Dahl’s fabulous imagination. But […]

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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! GLOBALIZATION Yes, We Can Choose Good Globalization The integration of knowledge, science, hospitality, and travel can have huge benefits for human connections and peace…Read Full Article From Yes!magazine SUSTAINABILITY Meet the Fixers The world feels pretty broken […]

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‘Dear Doubting Thomas’


Dear Doubting Thomas ‘Your story reminds me to move through the fog of fear, doubt and cynicism’ By Carolyn Pogue Sightings:  May 3, 2017 at http://www.ucobserver.org/pogue_blog Dear Thomas, Doubt hangs everywhere these days. Back in your time, just after that first Easter, you had to go against your peers to express doubt; it likely took […]

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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 A crucial climate mystery is just under our feet Ever since people began pushing seeds into the dirt, we’ve been eating away the carbon from our topsoil. Now we’re finally developing the knowledge necessary to pump […]

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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! SOCIETY Dear Grandkids Six acclaimed Canadian authors write letters from the heart…Read Full Article From ucobserver SPIRITUALITY A Light in the Abyss Since the dawn of time, people have searched for truth amid the metaphorical abyss of […]

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Perfumeries of Words: My Memorization Practice


 by Susan McCaslin This essay about poetry is written by Wood Lake’s author Susan McCaslin. Readers may also be interested in our latest poetry bundle:https://www.woodlakebooks.com/search/results/inventory/Books/Book-Bundles/Poetry-Bundle. Perfumeries of Words: My Memorization Practice[i] Since retiring from teaching English and Creative Writing at a community college in 2007, I’ve developed a fairly regular practice of memorizing poems while walking […]

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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 Easter’s Blow to My Social Apathy This is what it means to be a Christian—on Easter Sunday and every day. God’s people are called to risk their lives for those whose voices have been stifled. One […]

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