- Malcolm Guite’s sonnet to honour the great George Herbert
- Rick Barry at Christian Civics in the US has recently put out a video about Christian Nationalism: America is Not the Hero of God’s Story
- Nay Dawson has raised important questions about a recent blogpost (which, to be fair, has been withdrawn). Since when was it OK to speak about women like this?
- Kathleen Stock on the Crucifixion of Kate Forbes and Tim Farron on why we need a reset of modern liberalism
- Phil Whittall fascinating on what he learned from going to an AA meeting
- Eddie Arthur as provocative but insightful as ever: The Best thing for the British Mission Movement?
- The Covid impact on friendship in the USA: a survey shows 47% have lost friends
- Ian Paul has reposted his How to create your own personal Jesus
- and while over there, check out What exactly happened at the Church of England Synod last month
Further to my post last Friday on the 1st Anniversary of the Russian Invasion of Ukraine, here are some perspectives on what is going on.
- Bellingcat on how Russia assaults daily life in Ukraine
- Dominic Sandbrook: The Ukraine War is not Complicated
- Tom McTague: Are we prepared for an ‘eternal war’ in Ukraine?
- David Patrikarakos: Ukraine and the Myth of Peace
- Ukraine has issued a new stamp featuring a Banksy of Putin getting thrown in Judo by a kid
- James Baldwin on the Creative Process and Artist’s role in society (from 1962)
- A Composer’s Guide to the 7 Skills needed to understand symphonic music and more
- Dawn Ng from Singapore offers Into Air, a meditation on impermanence
- Some art videos for Lent from Loyola Press
- Winners of national photography awards from around the world
- A Westerner’s Photographs of Old Japan (from the 1860s!)
- The Vocation of Remembering: Wendell Berry’s How It Went
- Jason Gray has two posts on Frederick Buechner, God’s Handkerchief: Part 1, Part 2
- You didn’t know it – but there really is JOY in a compilation of Scottish railway signal boxes
- Some random and some silly infographics derived from stats
- Some maps that are so bad they’re good
- If you have friends who are mad rock-climbers, you should get them one of these
- Some examples of ingenious product design
- Some beautiful, vintage British travel posters from the last century