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why i'm still thinking about 'the last jedi'

It’s been a month and a half since the latest chapter in the Star Wars saga, The Last Jedi, was released. Tension between fans who liked and hated the movie was higher than between main character Rey and her nemesis Kylo Ren, but by now the controver...

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a movie list for embracing childlikeness

Fun movie ideas that the whole family can enjoy.

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a defense of modern worship music in liturgy

A defense of modern worship music in liturgy.

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god hates spoilers

For some reason, it DOES matter.  As it turns out, something deep within us isn’t satisfied simply finding out the end of the story.  We want to experience it. We want the story to unfold in its course. We want to discover it piecemeal, unlocking eac...

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what a netflix dating show taught me about the abortion debate

What can I do, what can WE do, to ensure that women in this position do not feel as though abortion is the only or best choice? What can we do to help women avoid this trauma? The abortion conversation can no longer be just about the babies. If we cl...

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seeking holiness through middle schoolers, music and the gospel of matthew

I wish that I could be as holy as the saints in heaven. Sometimes I feel that holy, and then God lovingly gives me a dose of humility and I remember to whom I belong. I am His and He knows that I’m trying and still not perfect.

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what spider-man: no way home taught me about brothers

I am my brothers’ only sister, so I can often be the natural target for teasing and typical brother behavior, but seeing this film reminded me of some qualities I love about my brothers. Spider-Man No Way Home also seems to give some good examples of...

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joyfully ever after

The musical depicts this realistic aspect of life, but reacts with a cynical warning to mistrust romance, marriage, and relationships.  With so many millennials putting off marriage, it seems that this cynicism is pervading culture.  In response t...