Tag Archives: The Tree of Life

Wonder in the Awe: A Review of ‘A Short History of Nearly Everything’

Having no official scientific training and probably identifying with most who sat through the required science courses of high school and the general education credits of a liberal arts college, I opened Bill Bryson’s ‘A Short History of Nearly Everything’ with … Continue reading

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Nature and Grace in “The Tree of Life”

“The nuns taught us there were two ways through life – the way of nature and the way of grace. You have to choose which one you’ll follow.   Grace doesn’t try to please itself. Accepts being slighted, forgotten, disliked. Accepts … Continue reading

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“To the Wonder”: A Review

After viewing “To The Wonder”, the latest spiritual odyssey by director Terrence Malick, I experienced puzzlement more than wonder.  The film contains the usual pristine visuals and the themes of being awestruck by life and the world.  To announce that … Continue reading

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