The Well-Digger’s Daughter

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This captivating movie, The Well-Digger’s Daughter, set in Provence, France, is a feast for the eyes and the senses. It tells the story of an eighteen year old who, after her mother’s death, is taking care of her five sisters … Read More

Our Heroic Horses – War Horse

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Healing is at hand for man and the equine kingdom!  Few extol the virtues of horses, but in the theatre production of the novel War Horse by Michael Morpurgo, the horse takes center stage. In this extraordinary stage presentation, the … Read More

The Skin I Live In

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The title of this movie piqued my curiosity and had me standing “in the queue” to buy a ticket.  I was in a reflective mood and I was reminded, from a spiritual perspective, “I am not my body”.  I was … Read More

The Ides of March – A Movie Review

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A thin panoply of patriotism and honor is pierced by an interplay of political maneuvering in this drama about the Democratic presidential candidate and Governor of Pennsylvania, Mike Morris (played by George Clooney) and his campaign manager, Steven Myers (played … Read More

Dolphin Tale – A Movie Review

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This is no fisherman’s tale; it is based on the true story of Winter, a dolphin whose tail is caught in a crab trap and is rescued and befriended by an 11 year old boy in Clearwater, Florida. This story … Read More

BUCK: An Inspiring Film for All of Us

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Please do not “buck” the opportunity to see this inspiring documentary about the life of the man Buck who is now transforming the lives of horse-owners and their horses across America.  A child victim to his father’s abuse, Buck and … Read More

Daisy Chains: Making the Link

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Hello Everyone, June arrives, flowers are blossoming all around and our minds travel to holidays, travel and relaxation. Summer marks the coming to fruition of seeds we have sown earlier in the year. With it comes an acceptance that life … Read More