Tag Archives: Disappointment

Gage’s Surprise

I had gifts set aside for every day they were here. My niece and nephew had come to visit me in Colorado and I’d accumulated a small hoard of gifts, some specifically designed to enable them to enjoy the day’s … 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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Rock Dog – Movie Discussion

There’s a kid who grew up in the shadows of a wonderful and important father figure who did great things in the world. The father grooms his son (or daughter) with pride so that he someday might be able to … Continue reading

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La La Land – Movie Dicussion

Someone in the Crowd “Someone in the crowd can take you where you want to go,” the opening song sings to us. It’s really the story of La La Land in a nutshell. It’s the story of two “who dream, … Continue reading

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The Best of Me – Movie Discussion

I love a good romance, and so I go hopefully when a new one comes out. Hopefully, but admittedly, skeptically as well—I’m skeptical because I often feel like what’s being touted as an “ideal” love is often a lie. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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What happens when real life shows up?

So I don’t know anything about this movie, but the teaser trailer has me totally captivated.  Have you seen this? I feel like this so perfectly encapsulates life…  Here’s this kid with all these dreams and ideas.  He works hard, … Continue reading

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Planes: Fire and Rescue – Movie Discussion

This summer, Shepherd Project has a young intern who is doing movie reviews.  She did an amazing job on Planes: Fire and Rescue, you can read it here.  I don’t want to repeat the work she has done so well, … Continue reading

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Feminism and Gender Roles in Maleficent:  The Good and the Ugly

*In case you missed it at Shepherd Project* (Spoiler Alert!!!) I loved Maleficent.  Hear that first.  (You can see my review/discussion of the movie here, and read about some fantastic ways it ties in to Christian themes.)  I thought it … Continue reading

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You Ruined the Prophecy!

So I have this friend that told me once, about her marriage: “I feel like I got the broken one.” I suspect a LOT of people feel this way.  They get married and they think they married the “right” one.  … Continue reading

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