Boromir: Image Of Original Sin

Boromir: Image Of Original Sin  “It is a gift. A gift to the foes of Mordor. Why not use this ring? Long has my father, the Steward of Gondor, kept the forces of Mordor at bay. By the blood of our people are your lands kept safe. Give Gondor the weapon of the enemy. Let […]

Kind Energy: Appreciating The Fallen

Kind Energy: Appreciating The Fallen  Today too many of us do not know what Memorial Day is about. Sadly too, the same men and women who fight as well as die for our rights as well as liberties are often subject of ridicule, cruelty, as well as discrimination. That is why…today, during Memorial Day Weekend, […]

Appreciating Kindness: Some Good Samaritans

Appreciating Kindness: Some Good Samaritans  This week has been a particularly rough one for my family and I. Over the course of the week, we each have taken turns becoming rather ill. Throughout the course of this trying week… I am reminded of the parable of The Good Samaritan. Luke 10:25-37 New International Version (NIV) The […]

Gandalf: A Ray Of Hope & A Christ Figure?

Gandalf: A Ray Of Hope & A Christ Figure? One of the beloved characters of Tolkien’s series is the wizard, Gandalf. The characterization of this particular figure within both the pages and the film The Lord of the Rings is one that paints a very intriguing contrast between light and dark. In the same way, […]