If you noticed that the arguments flared rather quickly, here’s one reason.
“Staring in the mirror won’t fix much, but fixing our eyes on the strength and beauty of God probably won’t either. I doubt God knows much about staring in a mirror, nor do I presume God is fond of being stared at, for to do so renders God’s covenantal-partner — you and me — stagnant and useless.”
After the Obama portraits were unveiled this week, columnists and bloggers dissected every artistic choice, including the Obamas’ choice of artists themselves. Here’s where you can see more of their stunning work.
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“It’s important to identify these candidates, not only so people know who’s on their ballot, but because ― as we’ve seen ― someone who’s thought of as fringe one year can be in the White House the next.”
“In midlife after 400 years I went to Africa for the first time. And I am living pan-Africanism. The shared struggle, the shared compassion, the shared burden which, since it is being shared, is far easier to carry.”
Colbie Holderness responds to Kellyanne Conway’s comments that she didn’t fear for Porter’s then-partner and White House communications director Hope Hicks because she’s “rarely met somebody so strong.”
Though Mexico’s only sent two people to compete in skiing, the small team has already made a huge impact with its clothing.
Of course it’s all about money.
“Leading up to the release of her latest album, she posted an open letter on Facebook to the Baptist pastor who refused to baptize her because of her sexuality when she was 15. She forgave him. …
Carlile: it's a word that I think is kind of evangelicalized ... or glossed over by kind of a ‘hashtag blessed’ way of looking at it. It's a really radical and ugly, difficult process that, you know, great beauty comes from.”
More than 40 black athletes are competing at the Winter Olympics. That’s a big deal.