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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! Happy National Puppy Day! SPIRITUALITY The Lord’s Prayer’s Hard Plea Does God lead us into temptation? Do we have to ask him not to? As most Christians know from painful experience, temptation is as easy to find […]

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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! SOCIAL JUSTICE Your feminist shirt means nothing if it was made in a sweatshop Eighty percent of garment workers are young women between 18 and 24. They are overworked, underpaid, and abused. That’s where the real female […]

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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! RELIGION Lent in 3 minutes What is Lent all about? Why do Christians receive ashes on Ash Wednesday? Why 40 days? If you’re looking for answers, you’ve come to the right place. In a BRAND NEW version […]

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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! 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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