Tag Archives: Lord of the Rings

9 new, fresh approaches to the old, tired job search

11 Mar


This time it’s going to be different.

Do you ever get tired of change? My life is on the verge of change…again. Occasionally there have been changes that were happily met, but I find the more fear I feel for what’s behind the mystery door, the more resistant I tend to be toward going through it. What could be behind that door could be SO AMAZING. Is it the pessimist in me — or the small fearful child — who believes it’s more practical to be ready for the worst to come through it at me instead? Continue reading

A fantastic vehicle for Magic-seekers

19 Aug

As children who morph into adulthood (become teens), we go from having our identities based on how our family sees us to how society (school, peers) sees us. The accursed self-awareness gene strikes overnight, and suddenly we begin to realize how different we are from everyone else…while being the same as everyone else at the same time. We have no clue what’s happened to us or why we’re feeling the way we are. Movies about magic are not really about practicing witchcraft. They are about us, about people born with gifts that make them both special and a freak. They help teens, tweens, and grown-ups, consider who they are, where they fit, and why they are.
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