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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

I remember a story I once heard about a famous painter. He’d been in the business of making his art for a few decades, and had a number of his works hanging on the walls of his house. A guest … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #267: The Present

“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.” – Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda An appropriate quote for the turning of years, and of decades, no? 🙂 At … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #266: Make it Last All Year

“It is the Season of the Spirit! The message, if we hear it, Is ‘Make it last all year!’” – From “It Feels Like Christmas,” The Muppet Christmas Carol Forgive me for quoting this same song two Christmastimes in a … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #265: Simple Caring

“All around the cathedral, the saints and apostles Look down as she sells her wares. Although you can’t see it, you know they are smiling Each time someone shows that he cares. Though her words are simple and few, Listen, … Continue reading

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The Real Reason Action Movies Are Better Than Chick Flicks

There is an eternal war raging in almost every household. It is the great contest of which movie two or more people will agree to watch together. One side favors action, adventure, fighting, and explosions, and the other wants romance, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #264: Nothing and Everything

“What is a bowl of milk? Nothing. But kindness makes it everything.” – The Fairy Godmother, Cinderella (2015) Cinderella is at a very low point in her life when she meets her fairy godmother. She’s suffered losses, and been slowly … Continue reading

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Frozen Again

When they made Frozen, they started out going in one direction, and then completely turned around and went in another. It shows, but the narrative they put together, complete with the cast and the soundtrack, was pretty phenomenal anyway. They … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #261: Last Moments

“If these be our last moments, men, let us live them with honor.” – Thorin Oakenshield, The Hobbit (animated, 1977) I suppose my mind has been dwelling on this since Veteran’s Day, how each moment we have is a gift, … Continue reading

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My Scooby-Doo Movie Countdown

Ooo-OOOO-ooooh! It’s the thirteen moooovies of Scoooooby-Doooo! …ok, not really “the” thirteen movies. There are more, but it just sounds cool, ya know? Scooby, Halloween, the number thirteen… they go together like peanut butter, jelly, and bread! 🙂 To celebrate … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #258: Try Again

“You try, you fail. You try, you fail. But the only true failure is when you stop trying. …Try again.” – Madame Leota, The Haunted Mansion Everybody knows what it is to fail. Almost everyone learns, sooner or later, what … Continue reading

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