Here is this week’s list of blog posts, photographs and other tidbits from my favourite corners of the web.
The explanation for the figure on this tree is something I haven’t figured out yet. (Photo credit – Usien.)
Oprah and Zoe. How do you respond to people who assume that you share their religious beliefs and are dismissive when they discover the truth?
I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do, because I notice it always coincides with their own desires. – Susan B. Anthony in an address to the National American Woman Suffrage Association (1896). If only she and I had been born into the same generation. We would have so much to discuss!
Torches on the Earth. There’s something soul-soothing about watching a day unfold into night.
You Can Talk to Me. I hope this catches on. Sometimes it’s nice when friendly extroverts start up a conversation.
From Let Love:
You too are enough, you too are perfect in your imperfection.
That knowledge is all the momentum you’re ever going to need. If you’re looking for answers, for meaning or purpose, for a way to change or to gather hope, for a bit of peace or a little faith, then look in the mirror. The answer is you. You are what you’ve been looking for. You are where change, hope and faith live and breathe.
That Ringing Sound. Is this the future of story-telling? It reminds me of stories I grew up hearing from other kids.
A Post-Apocalyptic Society and How it Can Save Us. My brother, Aaron, sent this to me. Read it even if you have no interest in this genre. The yearnings it describes are, if not universal, then at least extremely common.
I haven’t read any new books in the last week or two. What have you been reading?