Tag Archives: Grace

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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Murder on the Orient Express – Movie Discussion

**Spoiler Alert** While the movie is, on the surface, a murder mystery, at a deeper level it’s really about the growth (or perhaps “changing perspective” is more on point) of the main character, Hercule Poirot. He is a man of … 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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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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Where Love is Great

Some quotes just stick in your mind the moment you hear them and never leave. I read Othello in high school and a quote from that story never left me. Except, now that I look it up, I have the … Continue reading

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Picking and Choosing

Take a look.  This is what it looks like when my dog eats.  It’s not that she’s “messy”.  It’s not that she eats so voraciously that food goes flying (although I have seen a lot of dogs who do eat … Continue reading

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