Tag Archives: Forgiveness

Peter Rabbit – Movie Discussion

It’s your classic Beatrix Potter with a bit lot of Home Alone thrown in, and The War[1] (but for a much younger audience). I was skeptical because of that. The previews looked like a lot of animosity and fighting and … Continue reading

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The Man Who Invented Christmas – Movie Discussion

The Man Who Invented Christmas is the charmingly told backstory of Charles Dickens and how he came to write A Christmas Carol. Thematically, as you would expect, it overlaps greatly with A Christmas Carol—forgiveness, caring for the poor/generosity, forgiveness, love, … Continue reading

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Coco – Movie Discussion

Curses and blessings—Coco centers around curses and blessings as much as it centers around family and aspirations (specifically aspirations for a musical career). Given that, it’s not hard to see how the movie can provide some rich opportunity for good … Continue reading

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Wonder – Movie Discussion

Maybe if we knew what everyone was thinking we’d know they’re not so ordinary and we all deserve a standing ovation once in our lives. – Auggie Wonder is a one of those rare, truly-good-for-the-whole-family movies. Not only is it … Continue reading

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The Star – Movie Discussion

The Star follows the familiar advent story except it does so through a different (and fun but fictional) perspective—that of the donkey who carried the pregnant Mary on his back into Jerusalem. Here are 10 lessons (with discussion questions) we … Continue reading

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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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LEGO Ninjago – Movie Discussion

Like the first LEGO movie, Ninjago returns to theme of fathers and sons. In the first movie, the son portrays his father as evil because they don’t know how to see eye to eye, but they are both good people … Continue reading

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Passengers – Movie Discussion

“You can’t get so hung up on where you’d rather be that you can’t make the most of where you are.” – Aurora Lane – **Spoiler Alert** I don’t really know how to discuss this without giving away the plot, … Continue reading

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Ben Hur – Movie Discussion

You have probably heard of the story, Ben Hur, but odds are you may not have actually seen it…at least until this new version released. So what’s the hype? I knew there was a famous chariot scene (in which someone … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution #1

It’s a new year. There’s something about a clean slate. Even if today is no different than any other day, it’s January 1st, so it’s designated as a new year. Just the thought gives us hope. Hope of change. Of … Continue reading

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