Blurb: Few realise that The Lord of the Rings author was a frontline soldier in WWI, one who knew tragedy and loss first hand. Given… Read More »45 On War, Tragedy and Tolkien’s journey through it
Disney’s Encanto is a spiritual banquet … hence, we SHOULD talk about Bruno! Join guest speaker Bernadette Toohey MGL and I, as we explore spiritual… Read More »44 Encanto’s spiritual significance (ft. guest Bernadette Toohey MGL)
You’ve probably heard that Santa Claus was based upon St Nicholas – but how well do you know his story? In this special episode, discover… Read More »41 The real story of St Nicholas (aka Santa Claus)
Do you ever feel beyond redemption, or that someone is undeserving of mercy? Discover what message makes Les Miserables the longest running musical of all… Read More »40 Mercy & Redemption in Les Misérables
Some accuse fairytales for setting up unrealistic expectations about life, love and fulfilment. What might be the Christian position on this? This episode locates fairytale… Read More »39 Are ‘Happily Ever After’ endings naive?
What is your greatest fear, and how would your life be different without it? “How to Train Your Dragon” is a beautiful tale about mastering… Read More »38 How to Train your Dragon and Mastering your Greatest Fear
Robin Hood famously ‘robbed from the rich to give to the poor’ … but so did Jesus of Nazareth! And he still does so today.… Read More »37 Robin Hood & the Christ figure we’ve lost
A misunderstood notion of “I can just follow my conscience” has been topical lately, even amongst the Catholic faithful. Using the timeless story of Pinocchio… Read More »36 Pinocchio & how conscience is misunderstood today