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A Passionate Statement

Worth remembering and reading: The Passion And The Arts the primary purpose of the arts, like all human activity, is to draw people closer to God. Have you ever wondered why we use the word “passion” to describe the suffering that Jesus went through? After all when we say we are passionate about something we… Continue reading A Passionate Statement


Review: The Joyous Season, A Play by Philip Barry

I am not at all sure where to start with this review, readers. The story here is an older one – it was first published and performed in New York City on January 29, 1934. As you can see, despite the title, it missed the holiday on which it was set by a couple of… Continue reading Review: The Joyous Season, A Play by Philip Barry

Flotsam 'n' Jetsam

“Pulling a Jackie Chan…”

Having grown up on Jackie Chan films, I have to appreciate the time and effort that went into the video below. While I agree that Jackie is not the “founder” of parkour, his gymnastics certainly helped people begin to take up this style of exercises. Plus, seeing the clips from his films reminded me how… Continue reading “Pulling a Jackie Chan…”