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Sunday’s Wisdom #289: A Human Being

“I am not an animal! I am a human being!” – John Merrick, The Elephant Man I believe it was for an Intro to Film college course that I saw The Elephant Man. It tells the story of John Merrick, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #288: Remember the Fallen

“You may be lost, but you are not forgotten.” – Jack Durrance, The Four Feathers I suppose there are not many quotes better suited for Memorial Day weekend, when we remember the fallen soldiers, than one which is uttered by … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #285: The Way Out

“The only way out is up.” – Tigress, Kung Fu Panda 2 At this exact moment in the movie, Tigress is referring to how she and her friends are being barraged from all sides by numbers and weapons far too … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #281: Keep Breathing

“I know what I have to do now: I’ve got to keep breathing, because tomorrow the sun will rise… who knows what the tide could bring?” – Chuck Noland, Cast Away I’m including the entire scene this quote comes from, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #280: The Choice of Happiness

“Now as the ladder of life has been strung, You might think a sweep’s on the bottom-most rung. Though I spends me time in the ashes and smoke, In this whole wide world, there’s no happier bloke!” – Bert, from … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #275: Black and White

“You can’t stop Today, as it comes speedin’ down the track! Child, Yesterday is history, and it’s never comin’ back! ‘Cause Tomorrow is a brand new day, and it don’t know white from black!” – from “You Can’t Stop the … Continue reading

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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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