Speaking of cool, here’s the very cool Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt asking the musical question What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? Me, I’m watching the three real Star Wars movies and going to bed well before midnight. I’ve got to go to work tomorrow.
We’re expecting temperatures above 30 degrees Celsius over the next few days. 35 degrees tomorrow. (Sunday, January 1) Fortunately our evenings and night temperatures drop to levels which allow for comfortable sleep. Still, worshipping in this German church made out of snow looks pretty… cool.
Mark Buchanan’s new year reflection may seem to start a bit maudlin, but goes on to remind us that the change and decay which comes with passing years is meant to usher us from attachment to the temporal and direct us to the eternal. And the season of life which he describes also seems eerily …
One of my pastoral colleagues here in town is pretty awesome in everything he does. Except telling jokes. Here’s The Moth Joke, as told on Conan O’Brien. Now this is something like how my friend would go telling it. HT