From The Place of Dead Roads comes some choice sayings attributed to Abraham Lincoln.
My friend Asma Hasan is blogging at Glamour Magazine about the presidential election. Do check her out, but as she says, she’s a Republican, and I am most assuredly not, so don’t be surprised if you read very different things over there. Enjoy!
I have finally caved and joined both Flickr and del.icio.us. You can find my information on the left hand navigation bar. As you’ve noticed by now, I’ve been posting (other people’s) photos, and I’ll probably make that an ongoing thing. There are some great pix in the Muslim Cultures group. Technorati Tags: Flickr, del.icio.us
Velveteen Rabbi has a post on her understanding of the practice of her faith. The paragraph that most caught my eye was: The phrase “observant Jew” generally means a person who observes the laws and rituals of Jewish tradition according to a standard set of interpretations. Lately, though, I’ve been wanting to use the words differently. I want to be an observant Jew–someone whose eyes are open. I want to interact with my tradition with clear vision. I want to really see Judaism, from the inside, and find joy and meaning there. I too often get the question, “are you…