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neon sign reading “You’re weird, but I love you”

I would prefer “and,” but I still like the sentiment.

Latergram from the hotel in Austin in February.

Science Mike

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Finally, I am ok. I am under good medical care. I am getting better. But, I also have to honor to say that my heart is literally broken for Rachel today. The pressure and pain I feel in my chest feels like a tremendous testament to who she was.

I'm glad to hear you are ok and taking steps to get better. And hoo boy, do I feel that "not good at being loved" thing. Thank you for your vulnerability. <3

Rachel Held Evans’ funeral was today. Her loved ones were gracious enough to arrange for it to be livestreamed so people around the world who were impacted by her could watch. I’m not sure the video is going to remain on YouTube long-term, so I recommend watching it soon:

Nadia Bolz-Weber’s words were powerful and I loved her benediction:

“Blessed are the agnostics.
Blessed are they who doubt.
Blessed are those who have nothing to offer.
Blessed are the preschoolers who cut in line at communion.
Blessed are the poor in spirit.
You are of heaven and Jesus blesses you.

Blessed are those whom no one else notices.
The kids who sit alone at middle-school lunch tables.
The laundry guys at the hospital.
The sex workers and the night-shift street sweepers.
The closeted.
The teens who have to figure out ways to hide the new cuts on their arms.
Blessed are the meek.
You are of heaven and Jesus blesses you.

Blessed are they who have loved enough to know what loss feels like.
Blessed are the mothers of the miscarried.
Blessed are they who can’t fall apart because they have to keep it together for everyone else.
Blessed are those who “still aren’t over it yet.”
Blessed are those who mourn.
You are of heaven and Jesus blesses you.

I imagine Jesus standing here blessing us because that is our Lord’s nature. This Jesus cried at his friend’s tomb, turned the other cheek and forgave those who hung him on a cross. He was God’s Beatitude — God’s blessing to the weak in a world that admires only the strong. Jesus invites us into a story bigger than ourselves and our imaginations yet we all get to tell that story with the scandalous particularity of this moment and this place. We are storytelling creatures because we are fashioned in the image of a storytelling God. May we never neglect that gift. May we never lose our love for telling the story. Amen.”

Nadia Bolz-Weber

Ricky Potts, CMAA

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What are you baking?

She just said: thumb.

Such beautiful, holy words being shared at Rachel's funeral. Sending love to her loved ones and all mourning. #becauseofRHE #RememberingRHE

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If you can make one that pulls any tracking information off I'd very much use that. It would be glorious. :)

I saw a bookmarklet that would switch to the rel=canonical, if the page had it. I think I've seen @kevinmarks change the value in utm params.

Jason, First Of His Name

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Y’all, today I had to go *in to* a gas station and pay money before filling up my tank. I waited in line to do this. Like it was 1999 or something. Wild.

Heh. Have you ever gassed up in New Jersey or Oregon? No self-serve gas there.

Okay, we have and Is there a birb version?

cc @holly @PepperNPals

Andre Henry

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I pity these men.

Sounds about white

Hey friends, if you’re an artist/creator that lives and works on the internet, you should come to @XOXO! You can fill out your survey until May 23 at noon PT:

I wrote about my experience last year:

myself with new haircut wearing a black shirt with text 'hope still flies'

New haircut, who dis?

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We found a Science Mike after the Gungor show last night!

These lovely people are new friends from the Liturgists Singles group. @mikemchargue and @michaelgungor host The Liturgists podcast. Michael is also in the band Gungor, as his name suggests. So members of our group from around the country have been respectfully stalking — er, “sharing breath with” — the band on this final tour. Last night was their finale show in LA. It was fantastic; a moving and spiritual experience.

Want to read: Being Numerous: Essays on Non-Fascist Life by Natasha Lennard (ISBN 9781788734592)

About to see Avengers! If this gets resolved by Cap and Thanos realizing their moms are both named Martha, so help me...

Chris Aldrich mentioned it was his #indieweb anniversary today, which made me wonder when I first encountered indieweb. Turns out it was six years ago! I remember being excited about the idea of federated comments. I had no idea I would be getting involved with the community for years to come, though. In that time, I've organized some meetups, traveled to several IndieWebCamps, and even co-organized an IndieWebCamp. I've met a lot of great people through it all and have had a lot of fun. I've made some good improvements to my site and learned things that have helped my professional web work, too.

You should join us! Check out, say hello in the chat, and join us at the IndieWeb Summit this June in Portland.

Want to read: The Divide: A Brief Guide to Global Inequality and its Solutions by Jason Hickel (ISBN 9781785151125)

Here is a javascript bookmarklet that will save the current page to the Internet Archive. This opens a new window so you can continue browsing while it's being archived.

Drag this link to your browser's bookmarks: Internet Archive This!

Here's the code for the bookmarklet if you prefer to copy/paste/tweak it:


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