Weekend Reading (Because goodness knows Saturday morning cartoons aren’t good any more…)

large cup of strong, freshly brewed coffee.

(this week it’s Equal Exchange’s Ethiopian variety)

slipper socks, ugg-ish slippers – don’t judge –  running shorts and an over-sized hoodie.

nap time for the mini me hits, and i’m binge reading.

this is how i roll on the weekend.


thought-provoking picks of the week are:

An Inconvenient Truth: I Am Black

(The counter-part to this post A Convenient Truth: I Am White is also worth your time)

The Gay Community and That One Time Jesus Called Me the ‘N-word’

Did You Go To Passion 2013?  Here’s What Fyodor Dostoyevsky Would Say to You

Wendell Berry Expounds on Gay Marriage

Women Appointed to Saudi Council for First Time   (YAY!!!!!)

Is Marriage Really an Illustration of Christ and the Church?

13 Banned Foods Still Allowed in the U.S.

 for pure entertainment value:
When Kristen Howerton wins all the wins for her response to Driscoll

Recipes I’m totally noshing on:
Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese With Caramelized Onions, Bacon and Apple (only I omitted the bacon…)

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Maple Cornbread Baked Bean Casserole

Honey Oatmeal Cookies (I added pecan pieces and fair trade 60% dark chocolate chips….mmmmmmmmmmmm….)

 Parenting Face-palms:

  • My child eats coffee grounds…and likes them.
  • The plunger is cooler than all of her toys.

coffee face


Half-Marathon Training Goal:
2.5 miles at a 10 minute mile pace

This weeks musical obsession:
Florence + The Machine’s Ceremonials

Scripture that is resonating:

Ecclesiastes chapters 1 and 2

What does your weekend wind-down look like?   What were your favorite reads of the week?  What in Scripture is smacking you in the face or whispering truth to your heart?   What kind of coffee is in your pot?

(I’m mostly interested in that last one… 🙂 )


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