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10 Important Life Lessons I Learned from My Mom and Dad

Happy Thanksgiving. I would like to give thanks this year to my mom and dad for everything they taught me during my formative years. They are such amazing parents, and they gave me so much by teaching me to be … Continue reading

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My Newborn Son Is Finally Home

After spending 11 days in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), my newest son Isaac has finally come home. I beg you to indulge this proud father one more time. Last week I wrote about my disappointment and fear at … Continue reading

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I’m Still Glad to Be a Dad

Father’s Day came earlier than usual this year for me because I just welcomed my fourth child into the world on June 8. It was a melancholy experience because although it was wonderful to meet my third son for the … Continue reading

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Selfish Sacrifices

Sacrifice is such a strange word to me. We usually think of sacrifice as being a selfless act. But is it really? When I sacrifice it’s because I am being selfish. I’m forgoing something I want now for something I … Continue reading

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Welcome and Merry Christmas

This has been a fantastic year in many ways. I’m optimistic about the future, and I have quite a few ideas for movie-related articles that I can’t wait to share with my wonderful readers. In the past few weeks I … Continue reading

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How to Be Happy

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! I have much to be grateful for. I live a happy life. And it’s not because I’ve had everything handed to me on a silver platter. Lasting happiness isn’t the product of ease, but of determination. I’ve … Continue reading

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The Death of a Family Member

My heart is heavy. I had intended to publish another fun, thought-provoking film analysis today, but something happened this week that made me change my mind. Right now would not be an appropriate time for levity. My brother-in-law, Alan Blood, … Continue reading

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