“I believe everyone has a super hero inside them, waiting to be discovered.” – Anonymous You may not always feel like a super hero when it comes to writing, but we can draw several parallels between everyday wordsmiths and our favorite masked wonders. Writing can be lonely at times, but gives us the […]Read more "Q – Quicksilver or Superman: Which “Super Writer” Are You?"
Today’s post is dedicated to our men and women in uniform – both local heroes and those serving overseas. These real freedom fighters make life as we know it possible here in America. From the bottom of my heart… thank you. Super heroes are everywhere these days. Thanks to a little Hollywood magic, it has […]Read more "F – The Freedom Fighter Who Has Inspired Generations"
While I certainly do not suggest turning to Hollywood for spiritual instruction, I do get excited to see biblical truths being reflected in popular films. If we take time to examine those magical movie moments – those “quotable quotes” which really grip our hearts – we will usually find that these lines of […]Read more "Becoming Web-Slinging Christians – Finding Biblical Truth in “Amazing Spider-Man 2”"
This past Tuesday it was time for me to get my annual flu shot. I absolutely abhor needles of any kind, but I walked out of the medical clinic with a smile on my face. Why? Because even though someone had just plunged a half-inch of steel into my throbbing arm, I ended up […]Read more "Confessions of a Lifelong Spidey Fan"
Detective stories have evolved dramatically through the years, becoming ever more violent as the real world has become an increasingly dangerous place to live. One fictional detective who will live forever in infamy is Dick Tracy – one of the grittiest, tough-as-nails crime fighters ever put into a comic strip. Charles Gould, the creator […]Read more "D: Dick Tracy Had It Easy! – Living In A “Not-So-Black-and-White” World"
The mighty Thor has had quite a long fall. Not only was he cast out of Asgard to walk among the mortals here on Earth, but he has also been reduced from the mighty Norse god of Viking lore to a mere scientific anomaly. Don’t get me wrong – I’m not at all concerned with […]Read more "The Fall of Thor (From Miracle to Science)"
Young. Idealistic. Courageous. Strong. I grew up on a steady diet of Star Wars films and novels, and from the day we first met, Luke Skywalker was my kind of hero. And something tells me I wasn’t alone. Just a few decades ago, what boy in their right mind didn’t dream of soaring to unknown […]Read more "Missing Luke Skywalker…"
Some tend to think of the comic strip as a childish or immature art form. A closer look, however, will reveal the powerful influence of this artistic medium. Like any other art form, comics have the ability to influence their readers through subliminal message – making subtle changes to their way of thinking. This is […]Read more "Superman, Wonder Woman, & the Subliminal Message"