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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! CHRISTIAN HISTORY The Real St. Patrick ‘Tis the season for parades, green beer, shamrocks, and articles talking about why St. Patrick’s day isn’t all about parades, green beer, and shamrocks. First, a few misconceptions about Patrick…Read Full […]

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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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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 The Most Punctual Man in India Mahatma Gandhi’s Ingersoll pocket watch was among the few material possessions he left behind. It signaled him to go to bed, shortly after midnight, and it was there when he […]

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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 The 20 Happiest Countries on the planet WIth global interest in using well-being as a way to look at the quality of human development, the first World Happiness Report was published in support of the 2012 […]

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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 The Holland I never knew A first-generation Dutch Canadian wrestles with her religious history in the land of her ancestors…Read Full Article From UCObserver BUSINESS Is It Time to Write Off Checks? Remember checks? You know, […]

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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 Man problems It’s not easy to be male these days. It’s even tougher to talk about it…Read Full Article From UCOBSERVER RELIGION Leading like Lydia Do women plant churches differently than men? Emily Scott, pastor of […]

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Farmer and Dog

What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SUSTAINABILITY If There Are No New Farmers, Who Will Grow Our Food? Programs across the country are trying to make it easier for new farmers to get started and put down roots. Here’s why: There’s only one […]

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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! ECONOMICS Looks Like The Cauliflower Price Crisis Is Over Canada’s food-price crunch may not be over yet, but at least cauliflower fans can breathe a sigh of relief.…Read Full Article From Huffington Post Canada CHURCH ‘Everyone is […]

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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 Welcome to Planet Plastic A new study warns that Earth will be buried by increasing layers of plastic waste due to human activity…Read Full Article From treehugger HEALTH Women Are Better At Expressing Emotions, Right? Why […]

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Ecotopias and Big Dreaming


 by Susan McCaslin This posting originally appeared on the Cascadia Poetry Festival’s website. “You may say I’m a dreamer but I’m not the only one I hope someday you’ll join us and the world will be as one.” – John Lennon from “Imagine” The Cascadia Poetry Festival in Nanaimo, British Columbia (April 30-May 3, 2015) […]

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