In which I link you up (vol. 29)

Amazing TED Talk by Ron Finley, a guerrilla gardener. (Some not-for-little-ears language.)

link love

Just Because He Breathes: Learning to Love Our Gay Son by Linda Robertson

I am a man. I am a feminist. by Kupa Mutungu for SheLoves Magazine

Stand Back Up by Kathy Escobar for SheLoves Magazine

Here’s Something About the Bible of the First Christians I Bet You Didn’t Know (You’re Welcome) by Peter Enns

Absolutely Nothing by Katherine Willis Pershey

3 Lessons I’ve Learned about Creating, Consuming, and Criticizing by Shauna Niequist

Image Bearers by Meg Hers for D.L. Mayfield

Godcaching by Heather King at Deeper Familiy

Jesus, Stripping, and Gospel Music by Grace Biskie at Redemption Pictures

What We Teach Our Kids Matters by Nate Pyle

The story behind an amazing sunset photo of the Egypt protests by TJ Ortenzi at The Washington Post

Rain Down Revival by Beth Moore

The Hopeful Risk of Community by Leigh Kramer

Ask a Conditionalist (Edward Fudge responds) at Rachel Held Evans

What Our Daughters (and Sons) Need to Know About Modesty by Kelly at Imperfect Homemaking

Listening to Young Atheists: Lessons for a Stronger Christianity by Larry Alex Taunton for The Atlantic

The Bill Cosby Sweater Tournament

Someone mashed up The Lumineers “Hey-Ho” and Will Ferrell’s Harry Caray Impression

30 Very British Problems

Hogwarts Seminary (especially this one,  this one, and this one)

my own most-read post

In which we should do it anyway – So stop asking whether or not anyone wants it or needs it, and simply do it because you were made to do it, because it makes you fully alive to do it, because you are working out what God has already worked in, because it matters, because you are called to the ministry of reconciliation, because the seeds might just catch and someday, perhaps, you’ll sit by the banks of river under the spreading branches of a tree of righteousness.

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“The person who creates from the noise simply adds to the noise. The person who creates from a place of listening, however, can actually make something worthwhile and enjoy his work in the process.” – Michael Gungor, The Crowd, the Critic, and the Muse

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  • Tina Francis/ @teenbug

    Aww. It’s so bizarre and awesome to see Kupa’s name listed!

    And ALSO! I just noticed Jesus Feminist in the sidebar!!!! WOOT. This is happening. Ack.

  • Grace at {Gabbing with Grace}

    woot. woot. thanks for the share love mIss bessey. =)

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  • Heather King

    Thank you for including me, Sarah. I love this post that you do each week. I sit on Sundays and click around. It’s always GOOD. 😉

  • Leigh Kramer

    Thanks for linking to my post, friend! You’re the bestest.

  • Allison C. Lee

    Um, WHY have I not heard of that amazing Ron Finley. LOVE that healing and hope in ACTION. That’s good shit….lol.
    Love ya…thanks for sharing.