Stories are powerful

It is clear to me that often the most powerful forces to our thinking is a well told story. Jesus used stories because He knew that they moved people’s hearts. I love a good story. Do you? I think about the stories I grew up on moved my imagination, and formed my thinking. Stories still…

12 Years A Slave

The Book Having just finished the book 12 Years A Slave I have to make comment on it and the subject matter. I continue to read about the lives of slaves and the slave industry with utter amazement, not amazement such as in being taken a back by the wonder or beauty of something, but…

More than you might imagine

One of my very favourite movies is Dead Poets Society.  A challenging, often disturbing story with Robin Williams, it tells the story of a teacher trying to inspire his students in the face of an institution that seems to be bent on forcing each of the boys to be molded into one mold.  The boys,…