Friday, January 8, 2010
Eclectic Echoes--January 8th (my) Anniversary Edition
Hope everyone is enjoying this weather. Personally, I'm hoping for the roads to be clear so Craig and I can run away for the evening to Chattanooga! In the meantime, we are trying to stay warm and I've been whittling away at my to do list! I haven't shared in a while and there has been lots of good stuff to read on the "world wide interweb"
THOUGHTS ON FAITH AND LIFE
Coming of Age -- I am adding this book to my "to read" list!
How NT Wright Stole Christmas
To One of the Lucky Ones "Because sometimes, just normal is good enough."
Roger Ebert reflects on not being able to eat, drink or talk in Nil by Mouth. Warning--don't read if you are hungry or thirsty--but DO read, you will find yourself grateful for the small pleasures!
Southern schools mark two majorities: more than half of public school students are poor and more than half are minorities
New Year's Joy and Penitence
Do we really love THEM?
Justice in Real Life
REFLECTIONS ON CHURCH
Churches Say "Be Our Guest" -- lesson for the nation at large
More Thoughts on the Ordination of Women and Christian Unity
Pastors' Work Hours -- How do yours compare?
Let's Talk About Sex
A Martyr's Death
FROM NORTH ALABAMA
Ambiguous Good News at Christmas
Scriptures for Advent, Christmas and Epiphany -- Thanks Steve!
OTHER INTERESTING STUFF
Relevant's Best Films of 2009
The Customer is Always Right -- in honor of the Kindle I received for Christmas.
Is Your Child a Dandelion or an Orchid?
Top Ten Books on the New Testament you should have read in 2009
Star Trek Vs Star Wars: Liberal vs Conservative?
JUST FOR FUN
The Last Decade According to 9 year olds
Manliest Item in the Store
Roger Ebert's Best Films of the Decade
Andrew Jones' Best Books of 2009
10 Of Our Favorite Pop-Culture Humans Of 2009
LAUGH OF THE WEEK
I couldn't get the embedding to work on this but be sure and check out this wonderful video of Jimmy Kimmel and the Muppets singing "One"