Category Archives: Sunday’s Wisdom

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

Sunday’s Wisdom #338: I Will Always Need My Mom

“I need her to make me some cocoa and tell me that everything that is going badly in my life will sort itself.” – Kathleen Kelley, You’ve Got Mail It’s been awhile, but I seem to recall that Kathleen says … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #337: Dangerous Pedestals

“The danger with people like him… is that we put them on pedestals. They become symbols, icons, and then we start to forget about their flaws. From there… innocent people die, movements are formed, wars are fought.” – Baron Helmut … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #336: Meet in the Middle

“We can’t demand that people step up if we don’t meet them halfway.” – Sam Wilson, aka the Falcon, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Season 1, Episode 6, “One World, One People” Yes, I have enjoyed this show, and … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #335: A Hopeful Point to the Pain

“What would be the point of all the pain and sacrifice if I wasn’t willing to stand up and keep fighting?” – Sam Wilson, aka the Falcon, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Season 1, Episode 5, “Truth” One might … Continue reading

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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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