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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! GLOBALIZATION Yes, We Can Choose Good Globalization The integration of knowledge, science, hospitality, and travel can have huge benefits for human connections and peace…Read Full Article From Yes!magazine SUSTAINABILITY Meet the Fixers The world feels pretty broken […]

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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 Dear Grandkids Six acclaimed Canadian authors write letters from the heart…Read Full Article From ucobserver SPIRITUALITY A Light in the Abyss Since the dawn of time, people have searched for truth amid the metaphorical abyss of […]

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Choosing Forgiveness


By Dwight Lee Wolter             From original article posted at http://www.patheos.com/blogs/faithforward/2016/06/choosing-forgiveness/ When I was a child, my father asked me to help him move a table. On that table sat a vase that my father’s mother had given him many years ago. It meant a lot to him, so he […]

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Sabbath Elevators and Returning from Vacation Exhausted


By Dwight Lee Wolter I tried to have lunch with a friend from church and he said, “I have an opening ~ not this Tuesday, but the one following that ~ and it will have to be a late lunch, say, around 2:30 and, sorry in advance, but it will have to be quick because […]

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Keeping the Wonder Alive


By Maggie Reigh  “If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder … he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in.” ~Rachel Carson Will you be that adult for the children in your […]

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The Lament of the Responsible Child


By Mark Whittall This post was originally featured on http://www.markwhittall.com. Homily:  Mar 06 2016; Lent 4, Yr C, St. Al’s@5 Readings:  2 Cor 5:16-21; Lk 15:1-3, 11b-32 I want you to imagine the crowd that gathers around Jesus in the gospel reading we just heard.  Luke tells us that there were two distinct groups of […]

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Rock, Rope and Faith


By Mark Whittall This post was originally featured on http://www.markwhittall.com. Homily: Yr C Lent 2, Feb 21 2016, St. Albans Readings:  Gen 15:1-12,17-18;Ps 27; Phil 3:17-4:1; Lk 13:31-35 Rock, Rope and Faith.  What are you afraid of?  We all have fears, don’t we?  Fears that wrench at our gut, fears that make us avoid certain […]

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Faith Foreword


By Michael Schwartzentruber Question: When is a church school not like an iPhone? The question reminds me of one of those “surrealist” jokes I used to tell when I was about 12 years old. (Oh come on, don’t pretend you don’t know what I’m talking about… Okay, maybe you don’t, but there was a time […]

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