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The Influence of the Chief Tecumseh Poem
You may recall sometime back we had posted about the Chief Tecumseh poem that we had become aware of from the Act of Valor movie. Well we just recently received a note from an active duty soldier that I had to share with you. Continue reading
We few, we happy few, we band of brothers;
For he to-day that sheds his blood with me
Shall be my brother; be he ne’er so vile,
This day shall gentle his condition; Continue reading
When it comes your time to die, be not like those whose hearts are filledwith the fear of death, so that when their time comes they weepand pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way.Sing your death song and die like a hero going home. Continue reading
Why is Forrest Gump such a powerful movie?
My youngest son and I were going to be home all alone for the evening so we wanted to get some movies to watch. Tom Hanks was on the top of the list and both of us had Forrest Gump on our minds. We had been quoting Forrest who was quoting his ever wise mother saying “Life is like a box of Chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get.” So we were so happy that the movie store had the movie in stock.
Within 5 minutes of the darn movie beginning I was crying like a baby already and through much of the movie I was moved so deeply that my son would be hearing sniffles from me. Even this morning I woke up thinking of the movie and I was moved to tears again. So that raised the question in my mind what in the world is it about that movie that is so darn powerful? What makes the movie so moving to me and a few million other viewers? It the paragraphs that follow I think I have come up with a few ideas of why the movie is so powerful for me and probably for you also. Continue reading
I thank whatever gods may be
For my unconquerable soul.
I am the master of my fate:
I am the captain of my soul.
With all the turmoil going on in Iran right now, this movie might be one of the most important movies of a generation or even a life time…
This is a must see movie..
My family and I went to the new movie "The Nativity Story" this weekend http://www.thenativitystory.com/ First of all getting four kids, two of which are boys in high school, to go to a movie that is not filled with action … Continue reading
Now this is interesting stuff from a sector inside the Catholic Church. Could the Roman Catholic Church’s sex abuse crisis be tied to embedded Satanic and occultic imagery in its artwork – some of it hundreds of years old? That … Continue reading
The new Israel bashing movie "Paradise Now" is another fine example of Hollywood hating Israel. Link: Ynetnews – Culture – Oscar nominee: People hate Israelis for a reason. HOLLYWOOD – Hany Abu-Assad’s film "Paradise Now" left few Israelis indifferent. The … Continue reading