Film Meme: [5/6] Actors: Ewan McGregor
"I fight cynicism. It’s too easy. It’s really boring. It’s much harder to be positive and see the wonder of everything. Cynicism is a bunch of people who aren’t as talented as other people, knocking them because they make them feel even more untalented."
May the space between where I am and where I want to be inspire me.
You can spot people who don’t know Jesus very well because the world they see is always so ugly. Even if they use all sorts of religious language, don’t be misled—people who get touched by Jesus don’t ignore the hurt and pain in the world, and yet they see so much beauty in it. They see beauty because they see the future breaking into the present. They see both the beauty in the broken people around them and the beauty that is yet to come when they know their identity as the beloved.
He loved her, of course, but better than that, he chose her, day after day. Choice: that was the thing.
"I knew all the verses. I’d already recited them to myself a million gazillion times. I’d already told myself all the cliches we single women spout out to somehow appease the longing brought about by the curse given Eve and all her daughters when she was told that her desire will be for her husband…
I knew the underlying truth in them, but I must admit that there were days when these lines simply didn’t work. They just didn’t.”