Am I An Emotional Wreck?

I’m going to get a little vulnerable here. It all started when I began to cry. Have you ever been watching a show … from The Dirty Dozen to Star Trek to Disney’s Onward … and just started to have tears flow? I don’t mean those chick flicks or even the Hallmark rom-coms. But the…

Die Hard … is … Home Alone, for Adults

My son called yesterday. Something he normally does on his drive home when he is bored and has no one else to call. We call this action ‘pulling a Tuck.’ An inside joke. So he called me and said he was headed home where his newlywed wife had gotten home and made some chili. So…

Doing It ‘The Chicago Way’

The line is classic, iconic even. You may even have made it your life’s mantra. And since it was recited by Sean Connery, there is an aura of power behind it. Make sure you read it with that Scottish accent … “Wanna get Capone? Here’s how you get him. He pulls a knife, you pull a…

Joker … Inciting Violence?

The movie has already received rave reviews … even creating some Oscar buzz. It digs into the background of the prince of villains. It explores the mind of a character played by some of Hollywood’s elite. But it has already come with a warning … this movie may inspire violence in a society already plagued…

What We Have Here is Failure to Communicate

It’s the classic line from Cool Hand Luke. It is used by Captain to Luke, and is followed by, “Some men you just can’t reach.” The line is used a few times in the movie, even by Luke himself later in the flick. It’s a great line, I’ve even used it on my son occasionally…

Top 10 – Movies about the Afterlife

To say that I have seen a lot of movies would be an understatement. I haven’t seen all movies, nor most movies ever made, but I do enjoy a good popcorn flick that will help me escape and relax for a few hours. Having moved to Appomattox, I’ve had to adjust the frequency of my…

It’s a Wonderful Life … some life lessons from Bedford Falls

This past week, Mike Floyd shared some timeless and biblical truths from the pulpit. He pulled some clips from a classic movie to demonstrate these truths to help us remember and apply these life lessons. So, enjoy these ponderings as you think about George Bailey’s life … ⁃ If you’re going to help someone, then…