Links from around the web: 12-21-15

This article about Megan Phelps-Roper was a really interesting read; it’s not at all surprising to me that the internet played such a big part in her change of heart/faith/life.

You’re all lucky I’m still trying to be very careful about Star Wars spoilers, because otherwise this entire post would just be STAR WARS. But for now, this Hamilton reference is PERFECT ❤ ❤ <3, as is JOHN BOYEGA, literal cinnamon roll! And eeeeee, so many emotions.

I am very heart-eyes over The Cursed Child’s cast, and I’m not even particularly a Harry Potter fan.

I’m posting very occasionally on a new blog, and here are some thoughts about Advent and making light.

Dovetailing off of this, the next two links are via Natalie Luhrs: a meditation on Santa Lucia day, and “We were made for these times,” which I found both challenging and encouraging.

Apparently I am entering early middle age young, because I would like to read the vast majority of these. (via, indirectly, the Two Bossy Dames)

The sad economics of internet fame was a really fascinating, thought-provoking read. (via Ebony Elizabeth Thomas)

Male writers list the female writers who have influenced them. This is really interesting, but I also feel like they shouldn’t have to be directly asked! (via Sunil Patel)


By Maureen LaFerney

My name is Maureen. I currently work as a library assistant in a public library in the Indianapolis area, and also just so happen to be a voracious reader. I frequently end up under a cat.

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