Saturday Sampling May 19, 2012

Saturday Sampling May 19, 2012

Here is a sampling of some posts from this past week that inspired me, educated me, or made me think.

Do you think I missed anything significant?  I try to look for variety.  Can you help me with that?  Please post any of your recommendations below so we can all benefit!

On Mitt Romney, Liberty University, and Civil Religion

This post is probably the best take on the intermingling of Christianity and politics I have read.  Well worth your time.

Parent Traps

I am obviously a proponent of healthy boundaries for children when it comes to anything including the internet. Here is an article detailing why an expert thinks parents are over reacting.  Interesting take!  What do you think?

Jessica Usherwood

Ok, so this blog does not have a lot of words, but it makes up for it in sound.  “Jessica Usherwood sings splendidly” says the Chicago Tribune.  I agree!  Very proud of a college friend.  You are stunning, Jessica!

What I know About Motherhood Now That I Have a Daughter

Delightful post by a mother who had three sons and then gave birth to a girl.  “To me, girls are not future princesses. They are future presidents.

How To Ensure Change Never Happens

In an age when consensus and feedback are prized this gutsy position on leadership is refreshing.

Ilya Okhotnikov from Moscow

Read this account of my friend from Moscow and his family and their love and care for their severely disabled daughter.