Saturday, July 23, 2011

Saturday Good Reads

An eagle lands on a tombstone, a pale horseman rides, and a young Korean man sings a song that will make your heart soar. All this, and more, on the web this week.


The Facelessness of Mass Destruction” by Wiliam Spiegelman for The Wall Street Journal.

Am I an Unreasonable Man?” by David Rupert at Red-Letter Believers.

The Dream of the Rood” by D.S. Martin at Kingdom Poets.

Apples to Apples” by Kathy Richards at Katdish.

Second Meeting (Girl with a Broom)” by Monica Sharman at Know-Love-Obey God.

When we tell God to leave us alone” by Duane Scott.

We Had to Take Brewer” by Harriett Gillham at The Other Side of the Mountain.

The Eagle Couldn’t Have Picked a Better Person” by Jon Tevlin for the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Hat Tip American Digest.

Choosing stubbornness” by Billy Coffey at What I Learned Today.

I can fix a house that isn’t fixed” by Greg Sullivan at Sippican Cottage.

Two related posts: “If Humility Wore Suspenders” at All the Church Ladies and “Just a Man Wearing Suspenders” at Simply Darlene, by Darlene.

The Volunteer from Across the Sea” by Cassandra Frear at Moonboat CafĂ©. l


Trash Pile” by Brendan MacOdrum at Oran’s Well.

Green Like Worship” by Sandra Heska King.

"The Pale Horseman” by Pete Marshall.

Never But Once Such Sweetness” and “July Storm” by Maureen Doallas at Writing Without Paper.

Naked in the Flame” by Louise Gallagher at Recover Your Joy.

Smoke on Glass” by Michael Dodaro at Lyric Arts Forum.

Everything Lies in Silence” by Kerry O’Connor at Skylover.

Climate Change” and “Textbook Toiletries” by B.K. McKenzie at Signed…BKM.

Who Am I?” by Megan Willome at Sabbath Says.

Through and Through Life: Breath for My Very Soul” by Sandra Heska King.

Paintings & Photographs

Morning Glory” and “Saddle Up” by Nancy Rosback at A Little Somethin’.

Fanfare” by Susan Etole at Just…A Moment.

Waiting” and “Gratitude” by Karen Eck at Karenee Art.

Breath on the Water” by L.L. Barkat at Seedlings in Stone.

Will & Rachel” by Kelly Sauer at A Restless Heart.

Five remarkable images made out of maps” by Matthew Cusick, via Andrew Piper.


Rainbow Connection” by a 8-year-old boy playing a ukulele, via Abraham Piper.

Some Things Transcend Language (Korea’s Got Talent),” via Scott Williams.

Photograph: Red strip by Nancy Rosback. Used with permission.


L.L. Barkat said...

Thanks for the mention, Glynn. :) Innisfree was a beautiful place. I went and dug out the Yeats poem when I got home, and read it to my daughter.

Louise Gallagher said...

Thanks for the mention Glynn :)

cianphelan said...

Quite the list - thanks for the suggestions!

Maureen said...

As always, a cornucopia of great reads and images.

Thank you for including me.

nance marie said...

THank you! Thank you! Thank you! :-)
i love your list... And being on it is a super bonus!

Have a wonderful saturday. the girls and i are going to hawthorne street on the east side of portland.

S. Etole said...

Yes ... it is a privilege to be found here ... thank you!