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I spy with my little eye

I keep finding these things — links, videos, blog posts, things that are awesome — and I want to put them all in one place, because my bookmarks? They are a mess. I figured that, at the same time, I’d share them with you.

~* If you’ve been on Facebook for even five minutes this week, you’ll likely have seen at least one of your friends link to this video. I love it. It explains so well the difference between religion and Jesus. (Although there is a rebuttal here, so maybe I wasn’t listening close enough.)

(if you cannot see the above video, just click here)

~* My father-in-law is the lead pastor of the church we attend, and he has been speaking a lot lately about the quartet of the vulnerable — the poor, the widow, the orphan, and the alien/immigrant (I think I got those right). This past week, he wrote this post on the church’s site. It’s worth the read and will definitely make you think about what you are (or aren’t) doing to help those in need.

~* Now, speaking of my father-in-law, he texted me to check out the following video that he found via this guy’s blog. It is disgusting and I should not have watched it before I ate dinner. I was kind to my husband and didn’t show him until after he’d eaten. It’s gross. You should watch it.

(click here if you cannot see the video)

~* Sometimes Pinterest is good for something. During my monthly peruse of the site, I found this recipe and made it while two little babies were sleeping yesterday. They are sugar-free (and flour-free) cookies and I love them. They do not taste like typical cookies, but they are healthy enough to be eaten for breakfast and cookies for breakfast is pretty awesome.

Cookies for breakfast

~* Noah is addicted to iPhone games and this past week he showed me this one. I don’t play many games, but since this one is free, I figured I’d take it for a run. And now I can’t stop playing it. This morning I beat Noah’s high score and he doesn’t want to talk about it.

Did you see/read/play anything note-worthing this week?

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  • Roxanne Saturday, January 14, 2012, 11:02 am

    I should totally do a blog post with links to things! I’d do it now…and even share some in this comment, but all my good link and bookmarks are on the computer that is still at the apartment.

    And cookies for breakfast?! I’m always down for that!!

  • Ashley Saturday, January 14, 2012, 11:07 am

    Hmmm, I might just be trying those cookies…they look yummy!

  • Angella Saturday, January 14, 2012, 11:08 am

    I saw people linking to that video, but was mostly offline all week. Thanks for posting it, lady.

    (No time to comment on all of your posts from this week, but I just got caught up. And want to steal Preston. ;) )

  • Kami Saturday, January 14, 2012, 9:25 pm

    I hadn’t yet seen that video…I agree with most of and it says more eloquently what my heart has been telling me lately watching those around me…however, I also read the rebuttal and I see merit there. Makes me think and that is never a bade thing.

    Thanks for sharing.

  • Sarah Monday, January 16, 2012, 8:38 am

    61,349 on my first go – I imagine that’s nothing compared to your scores!