What does it mean to be made in the Lord’s image? That question is one that the movie’s villain Strickland (Michael Shannon) asks Eliza (Sally Hawkins) and Zelda (Octavia Spencer) in his query ” [y]ou don’t think that’s what the Lord looks like do you?” early in Guilliermo Del Toro’s film “The Shape of Water” in […]
This reflection is one that is frequently viewed although I published it well over a year ago. I thought I would repost it this week.
“The Creator has a plan for all of us.” “Total Love, Total Joy.” Rickie Byars-Beckwith We are one with an infinite and divine creator who loves and expresses through us in a myriad of ways. It is the source of all creativity. Whether we know it or not, we are all creators who are here […]
“No one ever loses when one can trust love for love is something that can never fail.” “Trust Love,” Rickie Byars Beckwith Over the weekend, I went to see the movie “Everything, Everything” starring Amandla Stenberg as Maddy, a teenager with a life-threatening illness that requires her to live in her hermetically sealed home. She […]
I went to see the movie “Queen of Katwe” starring David Oyelowo (“Selma”) and Lupita Nyong’o (“Twelve Years A Slave”) last weekend. It is a movie that tells the true story of a 14 year old Ugandan girl, Phiona Mutesi (played by Madina Nalwanga) who becomes a chess champion despite living in poverty. She is […]