Category Archives: Inspiring People

Same Kind of Different as Me – Movie Discussion

Same Kind of Different As Me is based on the wonderful book/inspiring true story by the same name. It’s worth both reading AND seeing. (Don’t miss their second book, What Difference Do It Make, either!) It’s the life-stories of two … Continue reading

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Victoria and Abdul – Movie Discussion

Victoria and Abdul is the somewhat true story of the friendship between Queen Victoria and a commoner from India, who became her closest friend and advisor…and in many respects was as a son to her. It was touching and humorous … Continue reading

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Mully

If you get a chance, see Mully!!!  The true story of a man who was abandoned by his family, rejected by his village, homeless, a beggar and sometimes thief who wanted to commit suicide…but who, after accepting Jesus (because one … 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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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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The Zookeeper’s Wife – Movie Discussion

The Zookeeper’s Wife is based on the true story of a Polish zookeeper, Jan, and his wife Antonina. It’s the story of their zoo and the animals and the people that they cared for during World War II. It’s a … Continue reading

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Great Message for Girls in Beauty and the Beast

The message was there in the first rendition of the movie, but it wasn’t explicit. The creators of this newer version of Beauty and the Beast did parents of young girls at least one solid when they spelled it out … Continue reading

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Hidden Figures – Movie Discussion

There are so many beautiful things to take away from this important and feel-good movie about America’s advancement in both technology and humanity. It’s been said that a rising tide raises all boats and that’s certainly what we see here. … Continue reading

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I’m Not Ashamed – Movie Discussion

I’m Not Ashamed is the true story of Rachel Joy Scott who was killed in the shooting at Columbine as compiled from her journals and her mother. The world has given us their insight and perspective on the life of … Continue reading

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