On Being a Christian and a Feminist...And Belonging Nowhere from Sarah Bessey. This piece resonates so much with me right now.
"I feel like the Church is missing it – missing out on all the ways the very people whom they fear or exclude or deride or judge are often the very people with whom Jesus would be spending all of his time."
The movie Lion. I went with a friend to see it last Wednesday after our kids were in bed, and it was excellent. Such an amazing story of courage and determination. One of the best movies I've seen in quite some time.
Speaking of movies, the Oscar nominations! This is one of my favorite times of year! It was refreshing to open twitter and facebook this morning and see a plethora of stories and tweets about this.
Aziz's monologue on the opener of SNL this week. It was spot on.
I've linked to Becca and her wise words more times than I can count, but this post is a must read. I love her heart and her thoughtful writing.
"Time will always fly, I suppose, and it will provide brilliant moments of light and glitter, followed by mud puddles and cold drizzle. Whatever the next four years brings, we will hold fast to the beautiful pieces and always stand rooted for the causes of justice and hope, even when the ice melts and the glitter fades."