Random thoughts @ 12

I am loving my Kindle. I bring it with me wherever I go and it now holds the distinction of being my most favorite gadget. Aside from fulfilling its primary purpose (let me read books), it also allows me to listen to music and surf the net. Thank you, Amazon, for making this incredible 4.5 … Continue reading

Old movies, new eyes

There’s a certain attraction in movies from the old that reel me in. By old movies I mean not silent, Charlie-Chaplin fares. By old movies I mean either those I watched before I even had the capacity to fully appreciate the themes, understand the lines, or internalize the message, or those classics begging to be … Continue reading

Beat this line, Jerry Maguire

“You had me at hello” now sounds so old. [Sorry,  Jerry Maguire, in my book, I’m saying goodbye to your movie’s famous line.] How about, “I have just met you, and I love you”? Doesn’t that sound so . . . heartwarming? But before you get transported to the romantic fantasy world that will make … Continue reading

Babette’s Feast: A Feast for the Soul

We have all of us been told that grace is to be found in the universe. But in our human foolishness and shortsightedness we imagine divine grace to be finite…But the moment comes when our eyes are opened, and we see and realize that grace is infinite. Grace, my friends, demands nothing from us but … Continue reading