At the Holiday Service that hosted the Toy Drive, Russ Ewell spoke on the “Spirit of Christmas” that Bill mentions. More than any toy or gift card, it is this very “giving a part” of oneself that makes all the difference.
As the Toy Drive teaches us, the movie describes the life of a man whose small contributions made the greatest difference to those around him. In his lesson, Russ Ewell called this a life of “Radical Love.”
Let me know / Do I still have time to grow? / Things ain’t always set in stone / that be known, let me know -Daniel Caesar, Streetcar In his cover of Kanye West’s “‘Street Lights,” Daniel Caesar delivers a melancholic ballad of the questioning fears that accompany a life that barrels toward an unknown […]
Young Caine: You cannot see. Master Po: You think I cannot see? Young Caine: Of all things, to live in darkness must be worst. Master Po: Fear is the only darkness. When I was a kid one […]
There are moments in every life when quitting is easier. The relief starts in the mind when we contemplate no longer trying, and moves to the heart when we lower our expectation. We realize in this moment life is easier when expectation is lower. Life is easier without the possibility of disappointment. Life is easier […]
But even though the scale of this film — the size of its budget and the breadth of its themes — is larger than anything this director has attempted before, “Noah” is less an epic than a horror movie. A.O. Scott, NY Times Noah Movie Review This post is not for the super serious Bible […]
12 Our God, will you not judge them? For we have no power to face this vast army that is attacking us. We do not know what to do, but our eyes are on you.” 2 Chronicles 20:12 (NIV) Pete Maravich is one of my favorite basketball players. I learned an important lesson from him […]