Michael recently asked this question with reference to depicting blood in his art but the issue applies several other areas where art approaches a moral boundary of sorts.1) Code of conduct on the…Continue
Both of these comics have the same basic storyline: animals negotiating and working together to survive in apocalyptic times. What really makes them worth taking your time to look at is the…Continue
Brien Sparling has not received any gifts yet
I am impressed to make a not so grandiose resolution: to strengthen my friendship to someone. 1Thessalonians2:8 reminds me that the heart of the Gospel is not just in meeting physical or spiritual needs of others but, to the degree that we make opportunities, to befriend a small number of people.
Technology both makes this easy on a surface level and harder on a deeper level; deepening some connections necessitates cutting off other superficial contacts in order to give us more…Continue
This is a conditional recommendation; you have to really like family values, great story, Pixar animation...and not be put off by a few hundred comedic skeletons. That fit me and I finally got myself to a theater to see Disney-Pixars 3-D animated Movie, CoCo. In short, this is an awesome story with awesome values and a central dilemma of Family vs. a Personal quest.
Go see this movie.
“Jesus is calling.”
I have a deep love-link to Jesus which leads to an emotional jolt every time I hear his name. I’ve had to control my reactions over the decades of teaching teens in the Latino culture, whose parents have honored their sons with biblical names, including Jesus. It helps me to give Jesus the Spanish pronunciation, ‘Hey-sus’ but over the years these blessed students respond to either pronunciation. I’ve had to get used to exhorting Jesus to do homework more…Continue
Make a place in your week for an inspiring biography/autobiography.
As a Christian, I have been a bit reluctant to do so because I want to keep my focus on Christ; however worthwhile lessons, encouragement and exhortation can come from the lives of everyday people living out exemplary commitments.
I was reminded of this somewhat accidently as I was flying through the internet, looking for knowledge-resources-inspiration to make me better…Continue