Saturday, July 30, 2011

Saturday Good Reads

A meditation on what happened in Norway, a little boy discovers what he thinks is the power of calling on the name of the Lord, a jazz bar inspires a poem, and a singer talks to a poet. Lots of good stuff this past week on the web.


Seeing Summer” by Diane Walker at Contemplative Photography.

Three characters in search of an author” by J of India at Neither Use nor Ornament.

Broken Bread” by Deidra Riggs at Jumping Tandem.

The Myth of ‘Secular’ Fiction” by Mike Duran for Novel Rocket.

Angelico Chavez” by D.S. Martin at Kingdom Poets.

On Drought and Frailty” by Seth Haines.

Pondering Norway’s Darkest Hour” by Tim Challies at Informing the Reforming.

We served, He saved” by David Rupert at Red-Letter Believers.

In the name of Jayzus” by Billy Coffey at What I Learned Today.

Among the Train Hoppers” by Vic Sizemore for The Image Journal.

Second Breath” by Charity Singleton at Wide Open Spaces.

Dandelions are free” by Louise Gallagher at Recover Your Joy.

"This Way Down to Upward Rise” by Karen Eck at Karenee Art.

"Through and Through Life: Holding My Breath" by Sandra Heska King.

"Red Sort of Day" by Karin Fendick at Flickers of a Faithful Firefly.


Shoshone Muse” by Brokenpenwriter.

Summer Haiku” by Chris Galford at The Waking Den.

Good night” by Duane Scott at Scribing the Journey.

Communion” by Lance McKnight at Every Broken Thing.

Jezebelation: Ode to Fritzels Jazz Pub” by Marcus Goodyear at Good Word Editing.

Memory of Stones, Reminders to Forget” by Maureen Doallas at Writing Without Paper.

Politico” and “Grass” by B.K. McKenzie at Signed…BKM.

Paintings & Photographs

Frames” and "The flag" by Nancy Rosback at A Little Somethin’.

Across the Field,” oil on canvas, and “New Shasta Bally,” watermedia on Yupo, by Randall David Tipton.

Sequence of Dawn” by Leslie Moon at Moondustwriter.

Anonymous” by Monica Sharman at Know-Love-Obey God.

Milky Way over Abandoned Kilns” via American Digest.

Summer Gold” and “I Wondered” by Susan Etole at Just…A Moment.

Crazy Love in Northern Michigan” by Sandra Heska King.

Short Stories

Uncle Chick’s top lip” by Kely Braswell at Dangerous Breeze.


A Hymn to God the Father” by John Donne, read by Spoken Verse.

Singer Mat Kearney chats with poet Anis Mojgani” (and it took me a moment to realize that they are at the CafĂ© du Monde in New Orleans).

Photograph: Daisy Cross by Nancy Rosback. Used with permission.


Sandra Heska King said...

You light up my mornings--and not just on Saturdays with undiscovered pearls. You are the King of Encouragement. Thanks for the mentions here. You fill my bucket.

HisFireFly said...

So many sparkling gems here, and to be mentioned among them...

thank you is not enough for all you do, encouraging so many of us to keep on

You indeed area treasure Glynn!

Louise Gallagher said...

Ditto what Sandra and HisFireFly wrote!

You are a treasure!

Deidra said...

Yes. You ARE the King of Encouragement. Thanks, Glynn. Such good stuff here. As always.

nance marie said...

thanks for gathering and sharing...and
thanks for using the cross picture :-)

Maureen said...

Always grateful to be counted among steller posts. Thank you.

moondustwriter said...

You honor people each week and encourage them on. We each appreciate you Glynn
Thank you for sharing my art

jasonS said...

Great list, Glynn (as always). Thank you sir!

S. Etole said...

You glean and encourage well ... thank you for both.