The Lunch Date

I love this short film. The awesome image of the poor and the rich eating at one table;—a unity that is much needed in Christianity. And the reminder that we should never be too quick to judge, for the person or the situation, may not be what we assume it to be.

Perspective

How do you view the world?

When you wake up, what do you see? When you peer into a mirror, what stands out?

Perspective. Everything that we experience or witness, is from perspective. When you look into the mirror, you will either notice your flaws, or your beauties. When you look outside, do you see the clouds? or the sunbeams peaking out? Or take two friends walking out of a movie theatre. One says, “That was awesome!” while the other says, “That wasn’t so great.”  This world, our lives, we live by perspective. Continue reading

Heroes: Green Arrow~Your Crucible

100_1101“Sooner or later, we all go through a crucible. I’m guessing yours was that island. Most believe there are two types of people who go into a crucible. The ones who grow stronger from the experience and survive it. And the ones who die. But there’s a third type. The ones who learn to love the fire. Who choose to stay in their crucible because it’s easier to embrace the pain when it’s all you know anymore.That’s why I’m on the clock to help this city. Before it becomes used to living like this.”

“Living is not for the weak.”

(A conversation between Sebastian Blood and Oliver Queen, “Arrow” Season 2, Episode 4 (“Crucible”))

 

Wow, look at this deep truth that was hidden in a thirty-second conversation of a TV series. When you think of TV series, you definitely don’t usually think of it for its philosophy, but merely as a form of entertainment, but perhaps these hidden truths are the reasons why shows like this one are so attractive? Continue reading