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A GROUNDHOG DAY ALLEGORY

The Hollywood movie Groundhog Day is a great allegory of repentance, faith, and a transformation of character in the Christian tradition.  In Groundhog Day the leading character is a weatherman who quickly becomes known to his viewers as a self-centered, self-absorbed, egotist who is in serious need of character adjustment. 1,189 more words

Quran 54:17

Al-Qamar (The Moon)

When I posted this image earlier I asked ‘what does it mean’? It is an ayah often tossed my way by some trying to cast shadows over other Scripture – that the Quran is so easy to understand and the Bible so difficult. 574 more words

Humanity

Pilgrims and Allegories ~ The Great Divorce by CS Lewis book review

I was recently inspired to read The Great Divorce by CS Lewis for the first time. In my opinion this is an unsung classic of the twentieth century. 148 more words

A Message

Narnian Eyes: A Sonnet Sequence

“War and Peace”

 He fought in battle, later crown’d a king,

he was yet a boy when he took command.

Peter train’d in swordplay every morning… 541 more words

Poetry

Empress of Eternity

(Image by Erik Jampa Andersson)

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A Lady of Light

A Woman of Water

A Sister of the Stars

A Daughter of the Dawn. 87 more words

Poetry

Pilgrims and Allegories - for children or for adults? - The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis

… a family favourite and such a well known story from the novel, films and more recently dramatised and presented up and down the UK including more recently at The Lyceum in Edinburgh. 205 more words

A Message

Jack Benny Sees Out The Year 1943

The comic writer/critic Ian Shoales (Merle Kessler) wrote once that he thought allegory was an art form that’d gone out with the Middle Ages, “except for certain episodes of… 341 more words

Humor