Saturday, August 7, 2010

Saturday Good Reads

So much to read, so little time. I used to be amazed when I started finding so many good things to read and view on the web. No longer. In fact, I'm starting to go in the opposite directioon -- I'll be amazed when I stop finding good things. Below are links to just a few of them.

One note: I have usually avoided references and/or links to poltiical stuff, for the simple reason that my own blog avoids political stuff. There's a link below -- a column by writer Peggy Noonan for The Wall Street Journal -- that on the face of it may seem political but it actually transcends politics. It's more profound than that. She's raising a warning flag that needs to be heeded.


10 Reasons to Write (or Not) a Book about Writing” by L.L. Barkat at Seedlings in Stone.

Heaven is the Goal” by Robin Arnold.

In my town – and in me” by Kelly Sauer at A Restless Heart.

What should a bio look like?” By Karen Eck at Karenee Art.

Perfect Peace” by Ted Gossard at Jesus Community.

Pickles” by Kirsten Nilsen at Nilsen Life.

Heart Condition” and “We Stand Alone Together – Part 2” by Jay Cookingham at Soulfari.

The Calm Amid the Storm” by Peter Pollock at Rediscovering the Church.

Be the Salt” by Duane Scott.

Can I Sit with You?” by Michael Perkins at Untitled.

We’ve all got worth” by Louise Gallagher at Recover Your Joy.

Navigating the Gulf Between Inspiration and Aspiration” by Bonnie Gray at Faith Barista.

The cosmic dance” by Billy Coffey.

America is at Risk of Boiling Over” by Peggy Noonan for The Wall Street Journal.


The Wind” by Linda at Linda’s Patchwork Quilt.

A Strange Day on the Trail” by Lorenzo at Crowned with Laurels.

Real” and “Do not” by Melissa at All the Words.

The Love that is God” by Nancy Rosback at Poems and Prayers.

Patina” by Kathleen Overby at Almost Paradisical.

Cinders Path” and “Hopes and Dreams” by Pete Marshall.

Twenty-two” by Maureen Doallas at Writing Without Paper.

Baptism” and "What Makes a Poem” by Justinian at Delight and Glory and Oddity and Light.

It was a miracle” by Louise Gallagher at Recover Your Joy.

Speak to the Sky” by Karen Eck at Karenee Art.

Paintings and Photographs

Below the Surface: Deepening Perceptions” by Diane Walker. (Thanks to Maureen Doallas for the link.)

A few new landscapes” by Paul Batch.

Fluff” by Nancy Rosback at Poems and Prayers.

Into the Shallows,” oil on paper by Randall David Tipton.

The Meeting” and “Distorted Perception” by Susan Etole at Just…A Moment.

Red in My Yard” by a Simple Country Girl.

Saying Yes to Wet” by Michelle DeRusha at Graceful.

Photograph: Lamp by Nancy Rosback. Used with permission.


Sandra Heska King said...

Another favorite part of Saturday. Second only to the best of katdish on Twitter. ;)

Robin Arnold said...

I'm not sure when I started counting on you to be my reading guide but I always look forward to your Saturday posts. I think it's because you help expand my horizons. Today I am surprised and very honored to be listed. Thank you sir!

Linda said...

Glynn - you are so kind. I feel such a rush of joy to be included in such company.
Thank you for all the wonderful places to visit. Great weekend reading.

L.L. Barkat said...

thanks for the link.

So I started entertaining the idea by writing the beginning of a maybe-chapter-one :)

Anonymous said...

such a mystery
this weave of
light and air
golden and silver

Maureen said...

I'm pleased you gave Robin a shout-out. After I read her post earlier in the week, I posted a link to it at OurCancer.

Peggy Noonan is one of the best writers in any paper, no matter your political leanings. I like that you ventured into her territory.

Thank you, as always, for including me in the call-outs. My only got a little choked up when he called me about the poem.

Unknown said...

I am humbled and honored to have made your list...bless ya bro'!

Louise Gallagher said...

Oh Glynn, as always, you touch my heart and make my spirits soar -- thank you :)

Bonnie Gray said...

What an idyllic and scrumptious place to be -- your fave reads on a sunny Saturday. Thank you, Glynn!

Diane Walker said...

Thanks so much for sharing a pointer to my photos -- and what lovely company to be in!

Michelle DeRusha said...

You are great to include me in the photo list -- thank you! Hope the weekend treated you well...happy Monday to you!