Few films attain an iconic status that allows them to stand the test of time and remain relevant to each successive generation so that it becomes a cultural institution that transcends time and has a shelf life which extends long beyond its initial release.
Some know Christ since they were born, other have to go through the, at times, very difficult internal struggle of pondering the big questions of life.
In every age and nation, people hear the message of the star and find the Child who reveals the tenderness of God.
At the brink of waterfalls and in the hills over the river, we get a little wild, don’t we? You all want to go hurtling right through, to the far side of sanity and fences, with your hearts like songbirds.
I have personally come to the irrevocable conclusion that Jo Bhaer should have been Jo Laurence, and I can’t resist explaining my opinion with the following 10 reasons:
But when John accidentally falls into a rushing river and is carried by the current into the outskirts of The Doone Valley, he meets a playful young girl who he teaches how to fish with her hands before she helps him escape back home.
It is this fleeting glimpse of the man that has inspired the most intense curiosity, and myths aplenty have sprung up to fill in the gaps with regards to his identity and life’s story.
By Avellina Balestri, June 4, 2016 Word Count: 3612 Rating: G Summary: Favorite Disney movies and their impact on the author. In one way or another, all of us have been deeply affected by the legacy of Walt Disney. Maybe we fell in love with the magical animated features as kids or wound up visiting... Continue Reading →
By Avellina Balestri, November 24, 2016 Word Count: 1608 Rating: G Summary: An article about the meaning of Thanksgiving and its impact as a pilgrimage. Thanksgiving, for most people here in America, is something of a precursor of Christmas that initiates a deluge of holiday hits playing ad nauseum in public and private locales until... Continue Reading →