Saturday, August 27, 2011
Saturday Good Reads
A reflection on where Britain's recent riots came from, dancing in a loft, a backward sonnet, spectacular photos of Hurricane Irene as the storm passed South Carolina, a cathedral choir singing -- just a few of the many good things on the worldwide web this past week.
"Blooming Where You Are Planted" by Jennifer Dukes-Lee at Getting Down With Jesus.
"Limited by What Is" and "One Shared Story" by Louise Gallagher at Recover Your Joy.
"Stop Believing in Yourself" by Matt Appling at The Church of No People.
"Life as YOU Want It" and "The Dreaded Tolerance Card" by Jason Vana.
"The Root's of Britain's Riots" by Hal Gordon at Speechwriter's Slant.
"Farther Along" by Billy Coffey at What I Learned Today.
"Dancing in the Loft" by Ann Kroeker.
"But Why?" by Father Frank at Public Christianity.
"Jack Hannahan's Journey Home" by Ryan Tate at The Compelling Parade.
"The Trespasser's Prayer" by Claire Burge.
"I Am His Poem" by Sandra Heska King.
"Textures of Text: It's a Mystery" by Sandra Heska King.
"Archiving Life" by B.K. McKenzie at Signed...BKM.
"Safe" by Michael Perkins at Untitled.
"Vanished" by Rob Kistner at Image & Verse.
"A Rose Not Stone," a "backward sonnet" by Maureen Doallas at Writing Without Paper.
"Exponential Memories" by Steven Marty Grant at Urbanality.
"What Lay Before" by Pete Marshall.
Paintings and Photographs
"Rainy Day at Home Photo Gallery" and "Along the Trail" by Tim Good at Photography by Tiwago.
"Goldenrod" and "Off the Top of My Head" by Susan Etole at Just...A Moment.
"Sky 589" by David Page Coffin at Eyes & Skies...And What's In Between.
"Perspective" and "NYC Sunset" by Lambert at Le Blog.
"Bible and Butterfly" by Karen Eck at Karenee Art.
"My History" by Dan King at Bibledude.
"Irene, Welcome to Charleston," hat tip to Kelly Sauer for the link.
Videos and Poscasts
"For the Beauty of the Earth" by Ecclesium at St. Anne's Cathedral, Belfast, via Internet Monk.
"A Chicago Poem" by David Murray at Writing Boots.
Photograph: Patchwork by Nancy Rosback. Used with permission.