Category Archives: Sunday’s Wisdom

“Stories teach us how to live, and why.”
– The Storyteller
Arabian Nights

Sunday’s Wisdom 334: The Limits of Bloodshed

“Blood isn’t always the answer.” – Sam Wilson, aka the Falcon, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Season 1, Episode 4, “The Whole World is Watching” For as long as humans have existed, we have struggled to survive. It is … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #333: Greater Worth

“A jewel has brilliant fire, but it gives no warmth. Our hands are not so soft, but they can serve; our bodies not so white, but they are strong; our lips are not perfumed, but they speak the truth. Love … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #332: Rise Above the Hate

“Oh, I see, so the white man give you a couple a stripes, and suddenly you start hollerin’ and orderin’ everybody around, like you the massa himself! Nigger, you ain’t nothin’ but the white man’s dog!” “And what are you? … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #331: Giving Symbols Meaning

“Symbols are nothing without the women and men that give them meaning.” – Sam Wilson, aka the Falcon, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Season 1, Episode 1, “New World Order” This show just started, and it’s clear that the idea … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #330: Eye to Eye

“If we listen to each other’s heart We’ll find we’re never too far apart And maybe love is the reason why For the first time ever we’re seeing it Eye to eye.” – from “Eye to Eye,” from A Goofy … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #329: Persevering Love

“What is grief, if not love persevering?” – The Vision, WandaVision Episode 8, “Previously On” This quote comes from a moment where Wanda is mourning a devastating loss. It’s not the first such loss she has suffered, and, unfortunately, it … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #328: The Need for Vigilance

“Villains who twirl their mustaches are easily spotted. Those who clothe themselves in good deeds are easily camouflaged. …she or someone like her will always be with us, waiting for the right climate in which to flourish, spreading fear in … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #327: The First Link in the Chain

“There are some words I’ve known since I was a schoolboy. ‘With the first link, the chain is forged. The first speech censored, the first thought forbidden, the first freedom denied, chains us all irrevocably.’ Those words were uttered by … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #326: True Love

“Only a very special type of man can love one woman to the exclusion of everyone else. To the exclusion of everything else. To carry her memory across half the world and back again because of it, knowing that death … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #325: Idea vs Person

“I think there’s a difference between loving the idea of someone and actually loving who they really are.” – Elizabeth Burke, White Collar Season 1, Episode 14, “Out of the Box” It being the month of Valentines, what better time … Continue reading

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