Watch The GUIDE & Help Ukraine?

                          I just heard the interesting news on Good Morning America about a way for film lovers to enjoy a good film and help the Ukrainian relief effort at the same time. A consortium of filmmakers, theater owners, distributors, and media folk have joined together in a fund-raising project called “Stand With Ukraine Through Film.” …

WRITING WITH FIRE–Great for Women’s History Month!

I just was privileged to see an hour-long version of this 90-minute Oscar-nominated documentary–and was highly impressed by the sisterhood of female Indian journalist upon whom it focuses. They face incredible pressure from their society–their families, the men they interview, the authorities whom they challenge.  You can see the full version when Independent Lens shows …

Honoring 9/11

Watching the filmed version of the Broadway play COME FROM AWAY is a great way to honor the memory of 9/11. The response of the Canadians in the small town of gander Newfoundland is a tonic to any feelings of sorrow or morbidity this horrific event might evoke. See my review of this lively work …

A PEACEMAKER’S CHALLENGE: Review of What Belongs to God

David Livingston Edwards. Published May 25, 2021. ReadtheSpirit Books. 112 pages. The publication of peacemaker/folksong writer David Edwards’ book sadly comes after his death, but his memoir will live on, challenging fellow Christians to take a closer look at what the Scriptures teach about retaliation and nonviolence. Even though we share the same publisher, Readthe …