Author Archives: Merlin

Sunday’s Wisdom #322: Do Better

“We can do better. We must do better.” – King T’Challa, Black Panther Very much in the same spirit as last week’s quote, this is both a call and a pledge. Coming at the end of the movie, T’Challa says … Continue reading

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My Star Wars Countdown

With the conclusion of what has been dubbed the Skywalker Saga, the Star Wars franchise has reached one of those moments, where it may continue indefinitely, yes, but it has also reached a conclusion (again). I figure now — right now, … Continue reading

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Anime Review: By the Grace of the Gods

In Japanese, the title is: Kami-tachi ni Hirowareta Otoko. In English, it roughly translates to: By the Grace of the Gods. Though Google also shows one that says, The Man Picked Up By the Gods, we’ll go with that first … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #321: Stay Separate from the Enemy

“You compassion is a weakness your enemies will not share.” “That’s why it’s so important: it separates us from them.” – Ducard/Ra’s al’Ghul & Bruce Wayne, Batman Begins Most of the quotes I share, I must admit, have lessons which … Continue reading

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The Most Important Question for an Isekai

“There is nothing more elusive than an obvious fact,” said Sherlock Holmes. And how true is it? So many times there are so many things, so many connections and ideas and truths, which are so obvious, and yet we miss … Continue reading

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Hyrule Warriors: A Great Gift for Zelda Fans

It has been a very long time, it feels like, but I got back into gaming. I bought a Nintendo Switch and a number of games (a process my wallet absolutely wept its way through). Naturally, I must comment! 🙂 … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #320: Enjoy the Moment

“I’m trying to hold my breath Let it stay this way Can’t let this moment end.” – from “Never Enough,” from The Greatest Showman This is very much in the same vein as last week’s quote, and how appropriate is … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #319: The Music of Life

“The wheel keeps turning, you can’t stop it. Sometimes things get worse, sometimes things get better… It’s like a song. Now, I can hold a note for a long time – actually, I can hold a note forever – but … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #318: Faith and Common Sense

“Faith is believing in things when common sense tells you not to. I mean, just because things don’t turn out the way you want them to the first time, you’ve still got to believe in people.” – Doris Walker, Miracle … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #317: The Least

“We all take our turn being ‘the least.’ And it doesn’t mean that we have less money or that people need to pity us. It just means that we are all in need of the Savior’s love.” – Lindsey Stirling, … Continue reading

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