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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 Learning Grace from a ‘Homeboy’ “What’s his story? He looks so tough, but he’s always talking about God and being blessed.” “He’s one of Father Greg’s Homeboys,” my husband answered. “Homeboys?” I asked, not following. “Yes, […]

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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! CULTURE Happy Canada Day! “I wish we all enjoy celebrating 150th Canada Day and be thankful for our country, which is full of nature and freedom,” she told me. “I hope we all continue to speak 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! JUSTICE The Invisible Heroes of the Persecuted Church The case for Christians investing in the profession only 1 in 5 Americans trust…Behind every Asia Bibi—the Pakistani Christian mother of five still on death row after seven years […]

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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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Who is the God We Need Now?


by Donna Sinclair One of the great pleasures of retirement is having time to re-read authors who have been enriched your life over the years. After listening to the Trump inauguration speech, with its warlike image of a God who blesses America but not, apparently, Muslims, refugees, or the rest of the world, I felt […]

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Ten Tips To Make Your Life Better


by Donna Sinclair It’s been over three months since the federal election; one month since Christmas. Partisan sniping in Parliament has recommenced and newspaper columnists are inexplicably (to my mind) arguing for a foolish pipeline.  The festivities are over. As W.H. Auden says, we are now  “back in the moderate Aristotelian city… And the kitchen […]

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We Are Not Alone


by Donna Sinclair There was a time when all my mittens were stiff with candle wax. It was almost a secret signal, a way to discern other protesters. If you hold a vigil for peace outside the office of your Member of Parliament, you are going to drip candle wax on your mitts and down […]

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The Dissenting Churches of Canada


by Donna Sinclair Dietrich Bonhoeffer has been on my mind these days. I think of him with every newscast. Bonhoeffer is the icon of Germany’s Confessing Church, that small band of dissenting German Christians who stood against Hitler. They were imprisoned and often died for their courage. I deeply admire the courage of some Canadian […]

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Connected to the Land


by Donna Sinclair A long long time ago I was a mystic. I remember it well. I was about five years old. We lived on an island in Lake Temagami. My father had placed me in the bow of the rowboat, and I trailed my hand in the water and understood that the lake and […]

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