Emily open thread

Tell all the Truth but tell it slant –
Success in Circuit lies
Too bright for our infirm Delight
The Truth’s superb surprise
As Lightening to the Children eased
With explanation kind
The Truth must dazzle gradually
Or every man be blind –

– Emily Dickinson

Sunday WTF?
Church vs. the white evangelical direct-mail fundraising industry
Go the whole hog
Advent calendar, Day 1