My review of Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns (and blog update)

January 3, 2019

Happy New Year! I have had the same blogging routine for a while now so it’s time for a change. Starting next week, I’ll be posting my devotions on Mondays in a shorter format. Wednesdays I will continue with my series on, Women in the Bible, and on Fridays, I’ll be posting a book review…

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Saving Mr. Banks

February 24, 2014

Overall I enjoyed watching the movie, Savings Mr. Banks. However as a writer I was a tiny bit sad that, despite being a “consultant” on the movie and spending time with the producers, Travers had minimal input into the movie – it is a better movie because of it but it doesn’t reflect the book…

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The Book Thief

February 10, 2014

The first thing that struck me in the movie was how quickly Liesel learnt to read. Perhaps because when I was reading the book I had the opposite reaction and wondered why it took her so long. I did find it a little disappointing that they slightly adjust the storyline chronologically and made other minor…

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Towards Belief

January 27, 2014

Continuing with a more in depth review of the DVD series – Towards Belief. This is the last one in he series and looks at how people come to faith. • This episode includes testimonies of how people came to faith – sometimes unwillingly• Some see belief as a crux to get through life, in…

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Towards Belief : The Church

January 20, 2014

Continuing with a more in depth review of the DVD series – Towards Belief. This week looking at the Church. • “At least five times, therefore, with the Arian and the Albigensian, with the Humanist sceptic, after Voltaire and after Darwin, the Faith has to all appearance gone to the dogs. In each of these…

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Towards Belief : Homosexuality

January 13, 2014

Continuing with a more in depth review of the DVD series – Towards Belief. This week looking at Homosexuality. • People want maximum freedom to do as they please – otherwise they feel they are being denied personal fulfilment• There is no ‘gay’ gene, however there are some who are predisposed towards homosexuality• We all…

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