Our recommendations and winners for 2017.
A mother once told me that it took more emotional energy and patience to get a teenage daughter and a mother to see eye-to-eye in a calm and peaceful manner than it took to negotiate world
There is no easy way to describe the values in a movie that is a combination drama-comedy-Sci-Fi-love story where a mute janitor at a scientific laboratory falls in love and has sex with a sea creature from the
The sorrow of the Vietnam War is pervasive. This is not only due to the 58,220 young Americans and 2,250,000 Vietnamese civilians and soldiers who were killed, but also to the
There are many stories in the media about people giving in to graft, corruption, and financial temptation. It is hard to evaluate the rationale expressed by the person responsible when it comes
When George Lucas created the Star Wars universe he made a masterpiece. Although the films are admittedly uneven and created out of order, Episode VIII is one of the best. Joining Lucas in
We rarely know that when we are confronted with life’s biggest challenges that this could be the pivotal point where our decisions make the greatest impact on others. Facing one of the greatest
There is no doubt that, if we had the eyes to see, every human being is a “wonder.” The eternal uniqueness of each person, blended with our universal humanity, should cause us to be awed and
It would be hard to find someone who hasn’t read or seen Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol showing the transformation of Ebenezer Scrooge from a miser to a generous and joyful giver.
The familiar story of Jesus’ birth in Bethlehem is central to our celebration of Christmas. Even for those who do not accept his birth as the miracle it proclaims, the story has a charm that never
The true story of Prescott’s Granite Mountain Hotshot team is devastating. The loss of nineteen dedicated firefighters in 2013 was the greatest loss since the 9/11 attacks when our first
What do you think when you see a person who is homeless? Do you assume they are somehow different from those of us who have homes? Are you afraid that they may be violent or “spread
It has been a celebrated fact that in the thousand-year history of the British Isles, the three most enduring monarchs were Queens: Elizabeth I, established a generation of protestant believers by