Saturday, April 30, 2011

Saturday Good Reads



A father reflects on his daughter's cancer, a roundtable discussion on the coming collapse of evangelicalism, a poetic tribute to poet Luci Shaw, and a montage of Britain set to the hymn "Jerusalem" -- so many good things online this week.

Prose

My daughter’s cancer, the Book of Job and God’s mercy” by Doug Rumbold for Desiring God.

The Resurgence” by Kelly Foster for The Image Journal.

What a waste of time” and “The gangster, the hero and the example I’ll leave my sons” by David Rupert at Red-Letter Believers.

A question of prayer” by Billy Coffey at What I Learned Today.

How a Writer Ought to Prepare for a Speech” by David Murray at Writing Boots.

The Fear of Everything is the Best Policy” by Matt Appling at Church of No People.

If You’re Going to Dream, Dream Big” by Jason Vana.

Where truth found me” by Louise Gallagher at Recover Your Joy.

No Words for Beauty” by Laura Boggess at The Wellspring.

Blossoming Dreams” by Michael Perkins at Untitled.

Art Schmart” by Michelle DeRusha at Graceful.

The Coming Collapse of Evangelicalism,” roundtable discussion at Internet Monk.

"The Royal Wedding Recap" by Kathy Richards at Katdish.

Poetry

Place” by B.K. McKenzie at Signed…BKM.

Ends and Beginnings” by Brendan MacOdrum at Oran’s Well.

Maybe Some Things Didn’t Change” by Lorenzo at Crowned with Laurels.

Luci’s Shawl” by Jerry Barrett at Under the Door Frame.

Consequence” by Maureen Doallas at Writing Without Paper.

Dashboard bobble head Jesus” by Brian Miller at Way StationOne.

Passing Note” by David Wheeler at David Writes Right.

How a mother is born” by Kelly Sauer at A Restless Heart.

Ekklesia” by Robbie Pruitt.

Paintings and Photographs

Paint, Perfume and Elvis” by Nancy Rosback at a Little Somethin’.

Simplicity” by Lambert at Le Blog.

The Journey is the Destination Part 7: Pierced by the Light” by J of India at Neither Use Nor Ornament.

Sky-High” and “Infusion of Color” by Susan Etole at Just…A Moment.

One year” by Jeanne Damoff at The View From Here.

Kent and Leeann – Their Last Day Engaged” by Kelly Sauer at a Restless Heart.

Videos and Podcasts

Resurrection Dance” by Up for Faith, via Anne Lang Bundy at Building His Body.

Jerusalem” (especially for the Royal Wedding Fans).


Photograph by Nancy Rosback of collage art by Maureen Doallas.

6 comments:

Kelly Sauer said...

Thank you, Glynn! This is a wonderful list! I'm going to HAVE to make time this weekend to read through it all!

H. Gillham said...

Love the art that accompanies this...

Look forward to the reads.

Maureen said...

Love what Nancy did to the piece I sent her!

Thank you for including my poem among so much other fine writing.

nance marie said...

i know this sounds shallow even before i write it..but,

when i see one of a photo i have taken on saturday good reads

or see my name pop up on the list,

it's like i'm in third grade and i've been in invited to a friend's birthday party.

S. Etole said...

it's always a privilege to be here ... thank you for all the work you put into this

Louise Gallagher said...

And as always Glynn -- your blog was one of the best on the web this week!

Thanks for the mention.