Grateful 43 – Movies

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Day 26 – Movies

I am not a huge movie watcher now that my friend Pam has moved away. We used to go to the movies a couple of times a month. That being the case, I still have some favourite movies, albeit they are mainly older ones. Movies teach me something. The following movies taught me helpful things.

I am grateful 4 these 3 movies. . . . 

  • IQ – This movie stars Meg Ryan (my fave actress), Walter Matthau and Tim Robbins. I have fun memories of watching it with my daughter multiple times. I like that one of the ideas that the Tim Robbins character embraces is to live in the moment. My fave quote is a question Robbins asks Ryan, “When was the last time you said, ‘Wahoo?” “I’m sure I don’t know,” was Ryan’s indignant reply.
  • Christmas movies in general – I LOVE CHRISTMAS MOVIES. Here are posts about that topic … Christmas Movies I Watched in 2011 . . .  A Charlie Brown Christmas Quiz . . .  The Nativity Filled Our Time and Minds.  . . . Here are two specific Christmas movies I especially like: A Charlie Brown Christmas and White Christmas. Both of these help me to remember what the Season is all about: Christ and loving others.
  • Moana I saw this with my granddaughter a month ago. I enjoyed watching her enjoy this movie. She danced around the room singing the songs. And then we showed this at our church. Kiddos (and some adults) SANG along, too. . . .  This movie portrayed strong messages. . . . Romance-free plot: a girl could be strong all on her own . . . Moana exhibits heroism, perseverance and resilience in pursuing her calling . . . And it has SINGABLE songs.

Your Turn . . . When was the last time YOU said, “Wahoo?” . . . What movies are you most grateful for and why?

I am writing a gratitude series titled Grateful 43. I will do this for 43 days. And I will write three things for which I am grateful 4 each topic. Do you see the play on the words 43 and FOR THREE?  Go here for the 43 Days of Gratitude JOURNAL Prompts

Want to continue with this gratitude practice? Check out some related posts that tell what I’ve done in other years.

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