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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SPIRITUALITY Joyful Resistance The start of a new calendar year is a threshold, a moment to acknowledge the passing of time. It is natural to look back and take stock of the past twelve months…Read Full Article […]

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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! COMMENTARY 10 Resolutions for 2018 While it’s not always easy to come up with multiple thoughtful, practical resolutions to keep through the year, I recommend the practice — especially in a time like this. 2017 required a […]

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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! Merry Christmas to all! SPIRITUALITY A Walk to Remember Through Bethlehem Advent is a wonderful time of preparation and anticipation for us, but sometimes, I wonder. How did Jesus feel about becoming human and entering our world? […]

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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! CHRISTMAS The Real Saint Nicholas December 6 marks Saint Nicholas Day, and I thought I’d mark the beginning of the Christmas season by telling the story of Santa Claus’s namesake. But before I do, I should remark […]

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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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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! CHRISTMAS Christmas Countdown Strange or silly as some of these customs might seem, I’d rather have my calendar structured around cultural traditions than around corporate budget forecasts. I don’t care how much retailers are worried about fourth-quarter […]

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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! CHRISTMAS How Does an Advent Calendar Work? In today’s throwback podcast, Father Dave answers a caller’s question about Advent calendars: “Why are Advent calendars that are sold in stores always dated December 1-24, instead of the actual […]

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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! COMMENTARY We Could All Use a Little ‘Wonder’ Wonder is a great movie to ponder as Christians begin to head into the Advent season. Advent, though not a festive occasion like Christmas, has its own magic. Advent […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SUSTAINABILITY After 139 years, General Electric stops making light bulbs The problem for GE and for everyone in the business is that they used to be a consumable that had to be replaced constantly; now, quality LED […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! REMEMBRANCE DAY Canada and the First World War Lest we forget…Remembering and honoring our heroes..Canadians recognize Remembrance Day, originally called Armistice Day, every 11 November at 11 a.m. It marks the end of hostilities during the First […]

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