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Review: Invictus


Took me a while to watch it, and I had my reservations beforehand, but Invictus is simple but compelling.

I think I have my issues with sports films, mostly because there’s very little scope or variety; they almost always tell of an underdog struggling to succeed and overcome adversity, and they always do. 259 more words

Film

Time to Get Fired Up!

It’s amazing what a few well-chosen words can do, if they’re delivered with passion. We were reminded of that again this week when 16-year-old football player Apollos Hester gave a post-game TV interview for the ages. 383 more words

Features

Fall Festivals And Church Festivals Galore

This past weekend was a smorgasbord of festivals here in Lexington and the surrounding areas.  There were so many places to go The Husband and I just opted to stay home and relax.  529 more words

2014

Video of the Week: Invictus


So after posting last week’s “Words” I got a lot of messages on Tumblr from people saying they’d never read that poem before, that they really liked it, etc. 136 more words

Quotes

Invictus and other achievements.

The past few weeks have seen many sporting events taking place. The Invictus Games, the brainchild of Prince Harry was spawned to showcase the sporting abilities of injured service men and women. 545 more words

Invictus by William Ernest Henley

Out of the night that covers me,
Black as the Pit from pole to pole,
I thank whatever gods may be
For my unconquerable soul.

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Poem

"Invictus" de William Ernest Henley

Más allá de la noche que me cubre,

Negra como el abismo insondable,

Doy gracias al dios que fuere

Por mi alma inconquistable.

 

En las garras de las circunstancias… 247 more words

Literature