Saturday, August 21, 2010

Saturday Good Reads

From the Wall Street Journal on power trips to a poem about Michigan sunrise, there were a lot of good things to read this past week. Here are just a few of them.


When Did We Get ‘Spiritual Practice’ Stuck?” by L.L. Barkat at Love Notes to Yahweh.

The Power Trip” by Jonah Lehrer for The Wall Street Journal.

Dad, how you spell Upponna?” by Greg Sullivan at Sippican Cottage.

A Yankee’s Top10 Tips for Southern Survival” by Gordon McCreary at A Yankee’s Southern Exposure.

The Screamer” by Sarah M. Salter.

Staples and the human condition” by Billy Coffey.

In the Flesh” by Jessica Mesman Griffith at The Image Journal.

I Will Give Up for You” by Michael Perkins at Untitled.

Color Theory” and "Words, Part 2" by Kathy Richards.

Bend the Page” by Nancy Rosback at Poems and Prayers.

Hiding with God” by Jessica McGuire at Jezamama.

Sourcing Creativity” by Louise Gallagher at Recover Your Joy.

Where is ‘Emerging’ Now, and Where Is It Going?” by Chaplain Mike at Internet Monk.

The weeping: freeze-frame celebration” by Kelly Sauer.

For Love or Money” by Athol Dickson for The Novel Journey.

The Finish Line” by Jeanne Damoff for The Master’s Artist.

The Nameless” by Duane Scott.

A Bell in My View” by Sandra Heska King.


The Wreckers” by Pete Marshall for One Stop Poetry.

The Empty Room” by Amber Whitworth via Carrie Burtt at Hope Whispers.

Old Man’s Prayer” by Rob Kistner at Image & Verse.

Rest” by Nancy Rosback at Poems and Prayers.

"Mosque" by Maureen Doallas at Writing Without Paper.

Fields of Kid” by Men Shall Know Nothing of This.

Barren Ocean” by Nithin at My Words.

Sur La Garonne – Bordeaux” by Lesley Moon at Moondustwriter.

Hollow Monday” by Steven Marty Grant at Urbanality.

Michigan Sunrise” by Adam Dustus at The Dustus Blog.

Iron Sharpens Iron – How to Edit a Poem with a Friend” by Marcus Goodyear at Good Word Editing.

Facing the Deep” by Karen Eck at Karenee Art.

Making art (with you)” by Brian Miller at WayStationOne.

Unsettled” by Bradley Moore at And the Other Thing Is.

You’re Alive in This” by Michael Perkins at Untitled.

Chase of a Lifetime” by Jay Cookingham at Soulfari.

Paintings and Photographs

He Reigns” by Sandra Heska King.

Coastal Rainforest,” oil on canvas, and “Tryon Creek Study,” oil on panel,  by Randall David Tipton.

In the Midst” and “The Summer of 12” by Susan Etole at Just…A Moment.

Things That Make Me Glow” by Kelly Sauer at A Restless Heart.

Along the Way” by ELK at Read or Gray.

Undivided Heart” by Karen Eck at Phoenix Karenee.


“American Messiah,” Part 1 by Otin at The Wizard of Otin and Part 2 by Brian Miller at WayStationOne.

Photograph: "Lamp" by Nancy Rosback. Used with permission.


Sandra Heska King said...

Can't wait to curl up with my computer and read what I've missed.

And two mentions for me this week? Swooooon! Thanks :)

L.L. Barkat said...

I love these lists you put together. You should always send the link to David Rupert and Monica Sharman, so they can compare notes for 'Around the Network.'

Hey, thanks for the link! :)

Kelly Sauer said...

Thanks for the mention here, and for all the great posts - I have missed a lot recently. You always pick out the good stuff!

Maureen said...

This week was an amazing cornucopia of treats. Thank you for pulling so many together in one place.

Thank you, too, for including "Mosque".

Anonymous said...

yea! it's saturday goodie time!!!

pretty ribbon flying in the air!
tearing off the wrapping paper with both hands!

Unknown said...

Thank you bro' for including my poem on your awesome and talent filled list!

Jeanne Damoff said...

I'm late with my appreciation, but thanks for including my Master's Artist post in your list, Glynn. You're so thoughtful to put this together.