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My Top 3 Favorite Movies of all Time, and Why 🎥 | They Overcame

TIME TO REVEAL my number one movie of all time. But first, let me explain, in a nutshell, why this sensitive, dancer girl likes such a strange concoction of movies:  3. Never-ending Story inspires my creative, imaginative side. Also I was severely bullied for two years in my childhood, so this movie is always a healing experience for me! And a very different choice ...  2. Air Force 1 sets a standard of great leadership for me. I aspire to be basically everything Harrison Ford is as President, in this movie.  Brave. Humble. Tenacious. Experienced. He knows how to fight smart and tough, because he began his career in the military.  Having given up my country, family & comforts for ministry, I can relate a little bit to the sacrifice.  And then how it qualifies you by building character you didn't have, otherwise. I also can completely relate to the fierce love of family in this story ... and of wanting to protect those under my care with everything I am.  One last tie-in, is t

He hears. He sees | They Overcame

One thing about God -  his intimate, faithful love never ceases to blow my mind. It was a LOVELY weekend, full of joy.  But the tears came suddenly as we left Ian at school for his next adventure. I was missing him again already, but I was also feeling the distinct loss of having lived through  our first big family happening without Mom.  After Ian was selected for that award Friday night,  I went back to the hotel and cried. She would be so proud and excited, and probably she does know somehow,  but it pained me so, to no longer be able to share this with her.  And then it all hits again... why did she have to get so sick?  Why did my dear Mom have to have cancer AGAIN?  WHY, OH WHY did God allow the closed border to keep us apart, losing our entire last year with Mom?  And... How on earth can I survive knowing there will NEVER be that rock of my family to return to again? We drive on. Stop for gas. And there it is. Canada geese. Babies. Sunlight.  Sunset over the hills.  Beauty