Beautifully Flawed

To be human is to be beautifully flawed ~ October Baby Whoever said, “People will disappoint you,” is a genius. Truer words have not been spoken. We can be shockingly brutal towards each other. My work has recently put me into contact with more people than ever before in my life. I have heard men verbally abusing their girlfriends, women screaming at their cell phones, and angry parents crossing the all important line that separates discipline from cruelty. If, somehow, every malicious act we inflict on one another left a physical dent on our bodies, we would most assuredly be impossible to recognize. But then there’s the beauty… One chilly evening, I watched a young couple cling to one another …

Special Effects

Every life has a story. Whether it is a story worth telling and talking about, though, is up to you ~ Donald Miller For the past few months, I have been working publicity and logistics for a major motion picture release. By the time the campaign is over, I will have traveled to more than 40 movie theaters around the country. That’s a lot of people-watching. It’s also a lot of people-listening. Here’s what I heard over and over again as people made their way out of the theaters, depositing their 3-D glasses in boxes and dumping their leftover popcorn in the trash. “It wasn’t that good, but the special effects were awesome!” It appears Hollywood has gone ultra-cool with …