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Here's what I found note-worthy this week.
On Ferguson and the death of Michael Brown:
Racial bias, police brutality and the dangerous act of being black from Rage Against the Minivan.
In defense of black rage: Michael Brown, police and the American dream from Salon.com.
When Parenting Feels Like a Fool’s Errand: On the Death of Michael Brown from Stacia L. Brown.
On Race, the Benefit of Doubt, and Complicity from Rachel Held Evans.
In response to Robin Williams' suicide:
"In which depression is not your fault" from Sarah Bessey.
On consumerism vs. contentment:
"Give Me Gratitude or Give Me Debt" by Glennon Melton over at Momastery.
When you do everything right and still don't succeed:
"What I Want You To Know About Trying to Lose Weight."
On a lighter note:
13 Tips For Getting More Reading Done. Especially #1, #2, and #6. I have quitter's guilt like no other and I need to get free. Support group anyone?
Anyone need to get their kids to pack their own lunches? I think we're heading there this year.
Blessings on your reading and processing this week, friends.