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 Café. 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.