Author Archives: StaceyTuttle

Giving Jars

I just read about this great illustration Corrie ten Boom used to teach “how God would repay the generous.” She stood in front of the class of young missionaries-in-training and placed two bottles before them, each filled with sand. One had … Continue reading

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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets – Movie Discussion

Valerian is an action movie, a love story, a political commentary, a creative, science-fiction wonder… It’s a lot of things, and it’s a lot of fun with some good messages underneath it all. The action movie / political statement: Laureline … Continue reading

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Dunkirk – Movie Discussion

Dunkirk is one of those movies which, if I was to comment on all of the rich spiritual parallels I saw, I could write a small novel. It’s tempting, but I’ll spare you. I’ll get you started with a few … Continue reading

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Despicable Me 3 – Movie Discussion

    Rather than discuss the whole movie, I want to focus on a particular scene this time. Sweet little Agnes, the youngest of Gru’s girls, loves unicorns. And she wants to see a real one. A man tells her … Continue reading

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Brian – Another Starbucks Story

He’d been sitting in the Starbucks for ages. A man with grey hair and a gentle, intelligent face. He had dirty, ratty clothes, but despite that, he seemed very clean and well-groomed. At least, he was very well-groomed for a … Continue reading

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Sharing the Shade

I was sitting outside this morning, grabbing a bagel and reading my Bible. There were two outside tables. One had an umbrella for shade, the other did not. The one with the umbrella was taken, so I took the other. … Continue reading

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Spider-Man: Homecoming – Movie Discussion

The Spider Man franchise faithfully delivers, once again, a movie that is both fun and full of good, inspirational messages. This new Peter Parker is a bit more fun and less burdened than some of his predecessors (notably the Tobey … Continue reading

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Julia and the Orphans

In Tijuana, MX, after we were done building Sandy’s House, we went to help out at an orphanage-to-be. Let me explain the story, as best I understand it. Meet Julia. She’s 24, athletic, and blonde. She’s beautiful, but doesn’t seem … Continue reading

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Sandy’s House

She was just radiant on the day that I met her. Of course, you might expect that, seeing as we had just shown up, a group of about 25 of us from America, to help build her a house. But … Continue reading

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Cars 3 – Movie Discussion

**Spoiler Alert ** I always wonder who the Cars movies are really written for…adults or kids. They’re cute and animated and entertaining for kids, to be sure, but the themes…they always hit me between the eyes—and this one made me … Continue reading

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