Category Archives: Circumstances

UNBROKEN: A Story of Fortitude and Forgiveness


I already have something to look forward to for Christmas!   The movie,“Unbroken,” produced and directed  by Angelina Jolie is scheduled to be released December 25th.

“Unbroken” is based on  Laura Hillenbrand’s  book, which I read last year, by the same title.   It’s the incredible true story of Louie Zamperini, an Olympic athlete and World War II hero.  Continue reading


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“Under the Circumstances”

circumstancesThere’s an old story about a little lady who was known to be very negative.  In fact, folks at church hated to ask, “How are you?”  Because she would given them an “organ recital”!

One Sunday as she was  leaving the church building the preacher cheerfully exclaimed, “It’s beautiful day, sister!  How ya’ doing!”

She turned and with a look of resignation whined, “Pretty good under the circumstances.” Continue reading


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