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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 A Spirituality for busy people . All of us are pushed in a thousand directions over the course of a single day. Spouses, children, parents, work, friends—it can be hard to find the time […]

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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 4 Lessons Jesus Taught Me About Finding Balance Living in a balanced way can be daunting in our age of over scheduling and I-can-have-it-all thinking. Fortunately, while searching for guidance, I realized that when it comes […]

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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 Out with the new… In Wood Lake’s author, Lee Simpson’s book, My Year of Buying Nothing, Simpson invites readers into her world to witness first hand the struggles she faced, the decisions and compromises she had […]

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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 Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following his weekly plan could change your life For a large portion of Franklin’s life, he carried around a card in his pocket that depicted 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! 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! 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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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 Many faces, one humanity Using techniques that were unimaginable a generation ago, geneticists have bridged the chasm between biology and anthropology, and in doing so have effectively proved that the genetic endowment of humanity is 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! ELECTION Trump Confounds The Pros, Connects With Just The Right Voters When American voters must choose a new president, reaction tends to rule. Given a choice between continuity and contrast, we favor contrast — even when […]

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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 How air conditioning made America- and how it could break us all AC comes with a host of problems. It is undoubtedly true that air-conditioning saves lives, especially among vulnerable populations like the elderly, but it […]

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A God for Atheists: Not Dogma but Mystery


by Robert V. Thompson I have an atheist friend (well, actually, I have a lot of atheist friends) who asked me how it is that otherwise intelligent people can possibly believe in God. At one of his parties, he kicked back a martini and, swaying back and forth, said to me, “So from what you […]

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