Category Archives: Sunday’s Wisdom

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

Sunday’s Wisdom #294: It’s Our Power

“Power appeared to be something that a ruler had, the she held, that she had taken from the people. The appearance was false. Power was something people gave, gave willingly, even if they didn’t know it, even if they resented … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #293: We Are All Closed-Minded

“A person could be anything she wanted… so long as what she wanted to be came off the menu of choices approved by the planet’s social – and economic – consensus, and everyone was so damned smug about how superior … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #292: A Father is There

“Any man can have a child. Only someone who’s around to raise them well can call themselves a father.” – Babenon Dosal, aka The Gentleman, Critical Role Campaign 2, “The Mighty Nein,” Episode 85, “The Threads Converge” I am going … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #291: Forgiving Grudges

“There’s not a lot to be gained from holding grudges. You know, it feels like poison inside of you. How much better would it feel if you could just… be clean?” – Jester Lavorre, Critical Role Campaign 2, “The Mighty … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #290: Do Something

“You can’t help anyone by hiding. … What good is all your power if you don’t use it to help the people that you love?” – Swift Wind, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Season 1, Episode 12, “Light Hope” … Continue reading

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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 #287: Blinding Anger

“You get so furious with them that you wind up climbing onto your high moral horse so you can ride them under the hooves of your righteous fury. But when you close your knight errant’s helmet, the visibility through that … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #286: What Mothers Do

“She had half-convinced herself that through love, and care, and unending vigilance, she could keep all harm from the fat, fretful child, this tiny inarticulate being that meant more to her than her own heart.” – from The Last Mortal … 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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