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The Point of Revenge – a lesson from The Princess Bride and the Apostle Paul

Have you ever been bent on revenge? Some people would tell you to take your time and not rush into it. Not so you’ll think better of your plans but so you can carry them out in a more satisfying way. … Continue reading

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The Princess Bride and the Mercy of God – fairness is overrated

[From the archives.] *** I love William Goldman’s The Princess Bride.* Most people who know the story know it from the movie. And many of them can toss off lines from it at the drop of a hat: “As you … Continue reading

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Inconceivable! The Princess Bride and the Word of God

[First posted in October 2012 to mark the 25th anniversary of the film The Princess Bride.] *** Was it really twenty-five years ago that The Princess Bride movie came out?* This is a movie filled with lines you can still hear quoted … Continue reading

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If Life Was Fair, We’d All Be Doomed

I love William Goldman’s The Princess Bride.* Most people who know the story know it from the movie. And many of them can toss off lines from it at the drop of a hat: “As you wish … .” “You … Continue reading

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The Princess Bride is 25? Inconceivable!

Was it really twenty-five years ago that The Princess Bride movie came out?* This is a movie filled with lines you can still hear quoted (usually by the same people who can recite entire scenes from a Monty Python movie): “Have fun … Continue reading

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