On Memorial Day here in the United States, pray for those men and women who gave their lives for their country, for those in the armed forces today and for peace everywhere. —Fr. James Martin, SJ
Now on to the best of the week …
Most Moving. “Lace Seastrunk’s Inspiration” by David M. Hale at ESPN.com.
Most Thought-Provoking. “The Cleft-Lip Smile I Never Knew I’d Miss” by Shawnee Barton at The New York Times.
Best Bad Photoblog. “21 Disgusting Vintage Recipes The Might Make You Puke in Your Mouth a Bit” by Beej Rudd at Dose.
Best Flashback. “What the NBA Looked Like on the Web in 1996” by David Roth at SB Nation.
Best Commentary. “American Poison” by Robert Rummel-Hudson at Fighting Monsters with Rubber Swords.
Best Question. “Wearing a Crucifix” by Richard Beck at Experimental Theology.
Best List. “101 Ideas for Keeping Your Child with Special Needs Busy All Summer” by Sandra Peoples at Not Alone.
Best Metaphor. “Klingon Christians and Their Gospel Coalitions” by Morgan Guyton at Mercy Not Sacrifice.
Best Guest Post. “An Unexpected Gift from Autism and Parenting” by Natalia Erehnah at Your Beautiful Child.
Best Advice. “You Can’t Find God” by Tamára Lunardo at Tamára Out Loud.
Smoothest. “Young Fan Gives Decoy Ball to Young Lady” by MLB.TV (via YouTube).
“That is the play of the game!”