Oh internet, you inspirational period piece, I love you. Let’s see what you had to offer this week!
Why politicians lie, and why we don’t care: a very well-thought out piece on lying, why we listen to it, and a few things we can do to combat it by my smart friend Amy Bradley-Hole.
Now let’s throw God in there too: Rachel Held Evans on how God should fit into this whole political thing.
When Jesus was asked about taxes, he didn’t hold up a coin, point to it dramatically, and shout to the crowd, “WHY ISN’T MY NAME ON THIS?!
Amen, sister. AMEN.
The scary truth about parents hugging: Honest Toddler lays it on the line.
More sunbeams, please: This poster, by Kensie Kate (found via Chelsye, who I was happy to discover has a blog!)
And of course, Twitter. I can ALWAYS count on you.
Just flew through thunderstorm into Nashville. Man behind me gave his life to Jesus multiple times.
— Ian Morgan Cron (@iancron) September 6, 2012
I DO tug on Superman’d cape, spit into the wind, pull the mask off the Lone Ranger AND wear white jeans after Labor Day. #danjarus
— Tanja Jameson (@freemillie) September 6, 2012
Dear Teacher of my Child! Please stop using exclamations! After every sentence! I read it as if you’re insane! Though IRL you may be nice!
— Brent Passmore(@bpmore) September 6, 2012
I’m eating ice cream straight from the container as a favor to my kids who do the dishes. #momoftheyear
— Britt Reints (@missbritt) September 7, 2012
Ummmm not to be rude but Biden is taking, like, a really long time to give out this award. #VMAs
— Grace Helbig (@gracehelbig) September 7, 2012
Hi Twitterland. Sorry for my lack of tweets recently. Apparently I have babies and stuff. I’ll try harder. xo
— Neil Patrick Harris (@ActuallyNPH) September 7, 2012
I’m the worst getter-out-ofa-bunkbedder I ever did meet.
— Bailey Via (@BVia_onDECK) September 7, 2012
My grandma just liked Jose Cuervo on facebook.
— Chelsye (@cheksley) September 7, 2012
You get FULL day’s writing credit 4 going on field trip w/smart, funny friend & taking notes. Go w non-writers, so u can steal their ideas.
— ANNE LAMOTT (@ANNELAMOTT) September 8, 2012
If you’ve ever accidentally run a diaper thru the washer, you know how mad I am right now.
— Jamie Gates (@chambergates) September 9, 2012
Flights that require you get to the airport before 10am should be free.
— Jim Gaffigan (@JimGaffigan) September 9, 2012
I’ve narrowed my big birthday gift options down to tres: 1) new tattoo, 2) new iPhone, 3) new BABY ALPACA.
— Savannah B (@SavannahB) September 10, 2012
Cheeseburger is my spirit animal.
— AJ Parker (@AJisTweeting) September 11, 2012
@sarabethjones If you just steal it like I do, then every day is discount day.
— David Holsted (@lostholsted) September 11, 2012
What about you? What did you see that was fabulous on the internets this week?
I always love your Friday posts, and I’m thrilled i made the cut for this one. Thank you!