Pinterest Alphabetizing Sort Button w/ Arrow

Alphabetizing Pinterest Boards

Lately, my wife, Adrienne, has lamented over so many sites online that just don’t work well. A latest frustration was with managing boards on Pinterest. Specifically, she was pining for a way in which to alphabetize boards. Finding no solid solutions online, I determined I’d make my own. Follow along and you will be alphabetizing your Pinterest boards with no more than a single click.


  • Chrome browser
  • Pinterest account
  • 5 minutes

Add Extension

  1. While in Chrome, visit the Chrome extension page for Control Freak.
  2. Add the extension by clicking Free.
  3. Confirm installation by clicking Add.

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Add jQuery Script

  1. Visit
  2. Click the gear icon for the Control Freak extension.
  3. Select This Domain.
  4. Select the Javascript tab.
  5. Highlight all code shown below. Copy & paste into the Control Freak editor.
  6. Save.

Steps to adding the jQuery code to Control Freak

Alphabetize Boards

  1. Visit your Pinterest profile.
  2. Click the new A–Z sort button (bottom right) to temporarily sort the boards.
  3. In order for your new order to permanently stick, you will need drag one board to a new location.

That’s it! You’ve bid farewell to the perpetual drag and can now easily alphabetize boards. As a bonus, you’ll find that you are able to locally sort the boards of other users when visiting their profile. I hope this small tweak & added functionality pleases you as much as it has my wife. Happy pinning, you Pinteresters!

Your new Pinterest alphabetizing sort button!

Your new alphabetizing sort button!

Disclaimer & Troubleshooting

The more boards, the longer sorting will take. The alphabetic sort may even fail in instances where there is a slow internet connection or where a user has too many boards. If this happens, manually scroll to the bottom of the page until all boards have loaded, then click the sort button once more. Also, if you are encountering issues, it may be necessary to load a more recent jQuery library. This can be done via the Lib tab in Control Freak. This may destroy other functions within Pinterest.


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I only just installed Currently, a Chrome extension, this morning, but am finding it to be a more pleasant and useful experience than the default New Tab screen. Rarely would I use the recent tabs provided on the default screen. Currently, however, is a nice way to regularly track the current time as I work – keeping me a bit more on task (kind of).

Allegiance, Pride, & Truth

Let me begin with a thoughtful sigh. Much of our news has revolved around two themes in recent days – racism and sexuality. We’ve buried one flag and hoisted another. I see reason to celebrate and reason to grieve.

Oh, that we would lay our allegiences to rest before the glory of the Holy One; that pride might flee in the presence of Jesus’ love, in the presence of humility; and that we could look upon His bow in the sky and again think first of that promised and realized victory in Christ. This is my prayer today.

Psalm 60:4
You have given a banner to those who fear You,
That it may be displayed because of the truth. 


New Light

When a new light shines upon the mundane, we are awakened from the stupor of our commonplace.

A refreshing storm rolled through this morning. It swept the countryside with deep shades of wonder.

Lord, when our lives seem beset by storm and the clouds are ready to let loose, may we still look out upon Your glory. For there is a calm even in the midst of a darkened day. Your light still shines. Your love ever runs wild.

Recent days have me sifting through old songs I’ve written. Though years separate me from many of the lyrics, most still ring true. I’ve been posting them to this site and hope to make them all available soon. (Thanks to my brother, David, for his constant encouragement and for his persistence in prodding me.) Here’s a teaser – Elihu’s Song (Job 36-37). Singing about a storm. :)

You open up the floodgates of heaven above & rain down abundantly on me.

A mighty whisper pierces me.

With each old truth I listen to, it’s as if a mighty whisper from the past is piercing me anew. May He pierce you, too!

Edit: After reading Emily Cook’s thoughts on the storm, I figured I’d also post this song which entered my thoughts this morning – Glory (Psalm 29)

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Psalm 29:1-4
Give unto the Lord, O you mighty ones,
    give unto the Lord glory and strength.
Give unto the Lord the glory due to His name;
    worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.
The voice of the Lord is over the waters;
    the God of glory thunders;
    the Lord is over many waters.
The voice of the Lord is powerful;
    the voice of the Lord is full of majesty.


Aelah, Simeon, & daddy.

Fathers’ Day at the Rockhill Ranch

Yesterday, after worship at mom & dad’s new church, St. Peters in Waymansville, we enjoyed some family time at James & shel’s place. Hope all you dads out there had a great weekend! As you can see, we had quite a crew and a good time.



Taking a lunch break from work at Nana & Papa’s place. Hoping to have this scaffolding out of the way by the weekend’s end. Been some time since I’ve done projects like these. It’s nice to be moving and working different muscles.


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How Christians Can Rightly Observe Ramadan

Ramadan began yesterday. Were you aware? As Christians, how can we rightly observe Ramadan? We can pray. Will you observe this month in prayer? If we are the children of God, we ought to be about His mission. And, if we are the friends of Jesus, we ought to be about His redeeming and reconciliatory work.

This article made me reflect again on how I have too often failed to initiate relationship and conversation with my fellow man. How I have failed to educate myself about the life lived by my neighbor. How I have failed to pray in a revolutionary way. How I have failed to remain attentive to His work at hand. Here’s an excerpt:

What if Christians fervently prayed during the month of Ramadan that God would reveal Himself to Muslims in this time of seeking? What if we covered millions of fasting Muslims with 30 days of intense intercession that something would happen in their spiritual search? Believing in the power of prayer, could we not expect God to respond to our heartfelt burden for the lost millions of the world?

It is tragic that we should be so wrapped up in our self-interests and provincial worldview that we would be indifferent to more than a billion followers of Islam in the world that are dying without Christ, but, perhaps unintentionally, this month are seeking what only He can provide. We are repulsed by a religion that seems to justify terrorism and suicide bombers committed to the destruction of life, but don’t we realize that Jesus is the answer? Rather than hardening our hearts and dismissing their lostness to the judgment of God as something they deserve, we should plead for their hearts to be open to God revealing Himself.

God has given us a great voice in prayer – a voice that, in Jesus, reaches His ear. He is listening. Pray His Spirit on the move and His Kingdom come this Ramadan. Make us bold, Lord.

Here’s a great guide if you’d like some direction.


Grand(kid) Party

With Papa and Nana watching on, a raucous time was had, as the grandkids surrendered to the playground trap that is Uncle Luke. Then, Aelah enjoyed a moment of peace after all had departed. Now, with kids in bed, it’s a moment of peace for the parents. Good night.

Pip III early on (7wks, maybe)


It’s true.

You can be expecting to see us driving a new vehicle with 3rd row seating.

I’m expecting life to get a little more wild.

Aelah is expecting (hoping for) a sister.

Simeon probably doesn’t quite know what to be expecting.

And, well, Adrienne is simply expecting.

Pip III early on (7wks, maybe)

Pip III early on (7wks, maybe)

We’ve known for a little while here, but have only just slowly been letting the news out. This little one is at 16 weeks today! We’ve been given a due date of December 4.

Together, may we praise God for the life He gives and expect His loving Spirit upon this little child.


NeuBible, with its focus on thoughtful design, is my new go-to Bible app. As excited as I am about the upcoming Bible app update from YouVersion, the speed, intuitiveness, and accessibility of NeuBible far surpass any other app I’ve tried – making it great for Bible studies, services, devotions, and general reading. I will still use YouVersion’s Bible app for reading plans and maybe an occasional verse image, but this is where you’ll find me most often.