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Why “It’s a Wonderful Life” Is the King of Christmas Movies—Patton Dodd
Piggy-backing off of my Top 10 Christmas movies post from yesterday, I really enjoyed this post on It’s a Wonderful Life.
I can think of exactly one good reason not to watch It’s a Wonderful Life at least once each Christmas season, and that is to avoid traumatizing young children. I first tried to introduce my daughter to the classic Frank Capra film when she was seven. After about an hour of watching Jimmy Stewart’s everyman George Bailey struggle his way toward that fateful, snowy bridge, I looked down at Isabel, who was nestled under my arm. She looked horrified.
“Are you okay?” I asked.
She burst into tears.
Five Conditions That Lead to Negative Departures of Pastors—Thom Rainer
Negative pastor departures happen far too often. Helpful thoughts from Dr. Rainer here.
5 Friendships Every Millennial Should Cherish In Their Coming-Of-Age—Alex Schnee
Really enjoyed this piece. These friendships are too valuable to neglect!
Our generation is constantly in touch with one another. We are never too far from talking with our peers.
But, there are other kinds of friendships that also matter — and they may or not be ones in which you can simply text when you want to get together at night.
These surprising friendships can mean a lot.
Here are five unexpected friendships that can make a big impact on your life:
Just because a person might not know what Snapchat is doesn’t mean a friendship with someone of an older generation isn’t worthwhile. In fact, this person can make for one of your most valuable friendships because he or she has seen multiple generations before yours.