“I’ve been starting over for a long time…”

Once again, apologies to handful of you who actually follow this thing for my lack of updates. Anyway, here’s some of the things that have caught my attention over the last few weeks, it’s not a long list, but hopefully you’ll find a few worthwhile nuggets in there:

Fred Clark on Christianity and anti-depressants: Mourning with those who Mourn.

Jason Micheli: Going to Hell on an Airplane. Found this via Scot McKnight’s blog, and I love, not just this post, but scanning through the rest of the blog, it’s clear Jason is a great Methodist blogger, be sure to check it out.

Donald Miller: How to get along with an introvert… also Donald Miller manages to blow my mind revealing that Shel Silverstein’s The Giving Tree was a response to Brennan Manning’s question about what God’s love is like.

Accidental Racists and More. It’s funny to post this link today – just last night I had this dream about delivering the very moving slam poem to a large group of students about racism and the causal use of racist language. Unfortunately, I can’t remember a word of that poem – even though in the middle of the dream I did have the realization, “Wow! This is really good stuff, too bad I can’t right it down right now.”

Jamie, the Very Worst Missionary: What Would Jesus… Blog?

Paton Oswalt’s response the the Boston bombing – if you haven’t read it, you should.

Rev Momma: Inch by Inch.

Seth Godin: Getting Picked (the need to vs. the want to).

New music from Mikal Cronin. Honestly I don’t know much about this artist, just happened to stumble across this song and love the sweet summer-time power-pop of this song, not to mention that opening line, “I’ve been starting over for a long time…”