Category Archives for Movies

An Unexpected Journey

Yesterday evening Marion and I watched The Hobbit : An Unexpected Journey, based on the first part of Tolkien’s 1937 fantasy classic The Hobbit. This was my first experience watching a movie in 3D, and I found The Hobbit impressive in … Continue reading

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27. December 2012 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Movies, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , | 3 comments

The power of hospitality

Most Christians, if asked to list five of the attributes of God, would probably come up with words like loving, powerful, forgiving,  just, holy, and so forth. These are all important descriptors of God’s character as it is revealed to … Continue reading

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19. November 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Basic Principles, Faith and Relationships, Movies, Neighbourhood, Reflections on Life | Tags: , , , , , | 8 comments

How shall we now live?

This Remembrance Day evening, my family and I are watching the 1998 World War II movie Saving Private Ryan.  I find this movie mostly disturbing rather than enjoyable.  It does have its moments of beauty, but mostly I appreciate it … Continue reading

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11. November 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Movies, Reflections on Life, Seasonal Thoughts | Tags: , , , | 1 comment

What is good government?

Well, here we go.  A federal election campaign is underway here in the Truth North Strong and Free, and I feel compelled to reflect on what I believe to be the most critical issue facing our nation.  No, it’s not … Continue reading

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28. March 2011 by Wisdom Hunter
Categories: Faith and Politics, Movies | Tags: , , | 5 comments

Two redemption stories

A brilliant young aeronautical engineer is the only survivor of a tragic car accident that is caused by his own carelessness.  The accident causes the deaths of seven people, one of whom is his fiancée.   Grief-stricken and full of remorse, … Continue reading

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15. April 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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Is your marriage fireproof?

When I came home from work on Friday I discovered that my wife had rented the movie Fireproof.   I wasn’t sure what to expect in terms of quality from a movie that had been produced as a ministry tool (some … Continue reading

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16. February 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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