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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 Busy Is Not A Badge Of Honor  It seems like busy is a badge of honor we wear with pride these days. “How’s your week been?” Busy. “How’s work?” Busy. “How’s life?” Busy, but that’s a good thing… right? Read Full […]

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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! PARENTING Michael Ketterer – How Adoption Changed His Life  Almost three months ago, Michael Ketterer stood on the stage in front of a panel of judges auditioning for America’s Got Talent. Michael’s wife Ivey, his daughter and […]

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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 When is St. Patrick’s Day 2018? And who was St. Patrick? A cultural and religious festival, it’s held each year on March 17 to mark the death of St. Patrick, the foremost patron saint of Ireland….Read Full […]

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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 Why Do Catholics Eat Fish on Fridays? Catholics are required to abstain from eating meat on Ash Wednesday and each Friday in Lent (including Good Friday). Fish is often used as a substitute for meat-based meals. […]

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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 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 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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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 Hurricane Maria hammers Puerto Rico with force not seen in ‘modern history’ With sustained winds of 155 mph at landfall — a strong Category 4 storm and nearly a Category 5 — Maria was so powerful that […]

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Solidarity without borders


by Carolyn Pogue While speaking freely about racism, one can always use a little bit of help from friends This posting originally appeared on the United Church Observer’s website at ucobserver.org/pogue_blog/ .    My husband Bill and I drove to Ontario this summer before heading down to New Hampshire and Massachusetts to visit friends. Still, […]

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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! IMMIGRATION From far and wide I was an engineer in my country, but here in Calgary it’s different. I needed to start another thing. I volunteer with Calgary Outlink [a centre for gender and sexual diversity] and […]

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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 White Supremacy Versus the Gospel in Charlottesville On Friday, I traveled to Charlottesville, Va., to bear witness. What I saw there deeply unsettled me. White supremacists, gathered for a rally at a statue of Confederate General […]

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