Bridge of Spies

Do you enjoy going to the movies? I love movies because I love the concept of story. I love getting to know new characters, traveling to different places, seeing different cultures, and trying to solve the problem of the story before it is revealed. I like many different kinds of movies: Romance Suspense Thriller (but not horror movies) Historical Drama Comedy This weekend I saw Bridge of Spies. It takes place during the Cold War. A KGB spy, Rudolf Abel, is arrested and put on trial as such. Abel's court appointed attorney, James Donovon, played by Tom Hanks, is tasked with providing [...]

By |2015-10-19T07:51:39-04:00October 19th, 2015|Christ Follower, Women, Young Adult|0 Comments

What does the “X” mean?

Have you noticed people with a giant red X on their hand today? Do you have any idea what it represents? It is a statement. It is a declaration. It says, I'm in it to end it!" What is "it"? Modern day slavery. Seriously? Didn't we abolish slavery in the 1800s with the Emancipation Proclamation? Some estimate there are 27 million held in slavery today. Others say that number is too low. The Washington Post reported there are 30 million slaves in the world today and 600,000 of them are located in the United States.  How is that possible? How [...]

By |2014-02-27T07:19:34-05:00February 27th, 2014|Christ Follower, Human Sex Trafficking, Women, Young Adult|0 Comments

Will we learn from history or choose to look the other way?

Do you remember where you were? It's the question everyone asks on this solemn day. People you don't even know will strike up a conversation with you about where you were on September 11th. It's one of those days we will never forget as long as we live, like those who were alive when Pearl Harbor was bombed. It was a time when the safety we all felt on our home turf was breached. We had never considered anyone would be bold enough to cross our borders and do harm to our citizens. We were comfortable and as a result, [...]

By |2013-09-11T09:05:35-04:00September 11th, 2013|Christ Follower, Human Sex Trafficking, Women, Young Adult|0 Comments
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