Saturday, March 17, 2012

Saturday Good Reads


The loss of mother, a reflection on writing, a prodigal parent, a poem for a son – there were a lot of posts about families this week. All good stuff.

Prose

It Is a Quiet Mourning,” by Jerry Barrett at Parenthetically Speaking in 3D.

Building Fences Around Our Castles” by David Rupert at Red-Letter Believers.

The Persistence of Patience” by Jason Stasyszen at Connecting to Impact.

Shifting Priorities” by Kathy Richards at Katdish.

Lucky Kim” by Billy Coffey at What I Learned Today.

Why I Write” by Duane Scott at Scribing the Journey.

The Importance of Being the Prodigal Parent” by Ann Voskamp for Incourage.

Narrow Gates and Dark Sluggish Nights” by Anita Mathias at Dreaming Beneath the Spires.

Happy Naomh Padriac’s Day” by Greg Sullivan at Sippican cottage.

Poetry

A Poem for My Son” by Megan Willome.

Dreams of Living” by Chris Galford at The Waking Den.

Blurred Vision” by Maureen Doallas at Writing Without Paper.

Cradle” and “Wet makes grey” by B.K. McKenzie at Signed…BKM.

Birds over Computer Fan” by Jerry Barrett at Parenthetically Speaking in 3D.

Paintings and Photographs

Sauvie Island Studies,” watermedia on Yupo by Randall David Tipton at A Painter’s Process.

A Wonderful Hike” by Timothy Good at Photography by Tiwago.

Cup of Blessing” and “In Waiting” by Susan Etole at Just…A Moment.

Time” and “Photo work” by Nancy Rosback at A Little Somethin’.

Videos

Love Is Not All” by Edna St. Vincent Millay, read by Tom O’Bedlam at Spoken Verse.

Life and Death” by Paul Cardall.

Photograph: St. Patrick’s Cathedral by Bobby Mikul via Public Domain Pictures. Used with permission.

7 comments:

Anita Mathias said...

What a wonderful link list, which includes poetry too. Wow. And thank you for including me!

Megan Willome said...

I did not know that Edna St. Vincent Millay poem, but it was just right, especially when paired with that last painting. Do you know whose it was (sorry to display my ignorance if it's dreadfully obvious to others).

Maureen said...

Thank you for including me in your link list, Glynn. Wishing you a lovely weekend.

jasonS said...

Wow, Glynn. What a list! I especially loved Ann's 'prodigal parent' post. Wonderful story and reminder. I greatly appreciate your including my post as well. Thank you for your tremendous heart of giving!

nance marie said...

i didn't wear any green today...and no problems so far.

S. Etole said...

Thank you, Glynn, for all the encouragement you give.

Duane Scott said...

Thank you, Glynn… And again, you bless me more times than I can ever repay you.