“To sacrifice ourselves for a cause, isn’t that the most human thing we can do?” Sacrifice is what makes us human. Or put another way, our capacity for sacrifice is what reveals the image of God in us.
Thankful for Eli Brown and his terrific review and reflection on the 2016 breakout TV show Atlanta. Here it is: I am hard-pressed to think of ways to describe Atlanta, Donald Glover’s newest creation for the small screen, which debuted in September of 2016 on FX. Lauded by critics everywhere as one of the freshest and... Continue Reading →
When the gang from Hawkins Middle School gets together for Season Two of Stranger Things, it doesn’t take long in the show (or trailer) to realize the evil from the upside-down is still reeking havoc on their small, quiet Indiana town. The show’s creativity and authenticity are pure gold, and it’s been a blast watching... Continue Reading →
I first stumbled across The Little Prince because my wife chose it among all the movies on Netflix. Like a supportive and loving spouse, I teased her for picking a cartoon to watch. However, about 15 minutes in, I was captivated.
There's no point in killing a bad priest. Killing a good one? That would be a shock! They wouldn't know what to make of that. I'm going to kill you, Father. I'm going to kill you 'cause you've done nothing wrong! I'm going to kill you because you're innocent. These startling lines come from the... Continue Reading →