To exercise discretion & wisdom. To think rather than only consume. To transform culture, rather than be transformed by it.
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INTJ. Reader. Watcher. Reviewer. Writer. A Believer doing my best to live out 1 Tim. 4:12 & 2 Tim. 2:4.
Also a Freedom Fighter. Rebel for Justice. History Buff. Truth Seeker. Team Cap. Narnian. A 221B Baker Street Regular. Dedicated Cultural Saboteur for the Rightful King. Greatly admire swordplay. I tend to devour media that offer profound wisdom or instigate interesting ideas, or are just plain fun.
“In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.”~ Thomas Jefferson
C.S. Lewis (Till We Have Faces), Anne Elisabeth Stengl (Entire Tales of Goldstone Woods), Tolkien (So far I’ve read only his “On Fairy Stories” but it’s amazing), Dostoevsky (Crime & Punishment), Orson Scott Card (Entire Ender and Ender’s Shadow Sagas), & Jane Austen
Movies: Marvel, LoTR, Narniad, Star Wars, Wonder Woman, Inception (I favor most of Christopher Nolan’s films), Blade Runner 2049, Minority Report, HBO’s John Adams (The one BEST series I’ve come across about the American War for Independence time period), Les Miserables (2012 Musical – I watched it three times within one week), The Scarlet Pimpernel, Captain Blood (If you are into early 1900s B&W, I like Errol Flynn), BBC’s Sherlock (“Dust is eloquent”), Poldark (2015 TV, PBS)+
Music: Lauren Daigle, Colton Dixon, Most of Top CCM (I listen to KLOVE), Enya, Moya Brennan, Audomachine, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Canon in D
“Wisdom’s instruction is to fear the Lord, and humility comes before honor.” Proverbs 15:33, NIV
“If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you.” ~ James 1.5
“Wisdom makes one wise person more powerful than ten rulers in a city.” ~ Ecclesiastes 7:19
“Don’t bother much about your feelings. When they are humble, loving, brave, give thanks for them: when they are conceited, selfish, cowardly, ask to have them altered. In neither case are they you, but only a thing that happens to you. What matters is your intentions and your behaviour. ” ~C.S. Lewis, in a letter to Miss Sonia Graham
“You have never talked to a mere mortal.” ~ C.S. Lewis in The Weight of Glory
“There are times when the world is rearranging itself, and at times like that, the right words can change the world.” ~ Orson Scott Card