2018 is upon us. 2017 was a wild ride for me (mostly in really really really great ways—London, Paris, Dublin, loads of movies and books, and of course marrying Cece), so here’s to a new year. I’ve been a fan of Resolutions for a while, though my approach to them varies and shifts frequently. This […]Read more "A Year of Devotion"
10 2017 TOP 10s TOP 2017 FILMS (I saw 305 films in 2017. You can see a full ranking of every 2017 release I saw in 2017 here, which may shift some from this as time goes on: https://letterboxd.com/cbhilton/list/2017-films-ranked/) Get Out Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi A Ghost Story […]Read more "2017 Top 10’s"
Written for the annual Hilton Family Christmas Eve Talent Show 2017 Birth Born in a stable Wrapped tightly in swaddling bands The Star shining bright Mary The Virgin Mary Destined to raise the Christ Child Mother of Our Lord Youth A kind boy from birth, Wise, instructing his elders Not perfect but […]Read more "Christmas Haikus"
I was wondering about the purpose of guilt the other day and whether the feelings we often attribute to guilt always are true, legitimate guilt or if it may frequently be feelings of shame. Brene Brown describes the difference between guilt and shame in a fairly simple way that I think is helpful: guilt is […]Read more "Guilt: From God or From Man?"
The Final Judgment. The Pearly Gates. The End. I’ve thought a decent amount about what I hope that will be like. Imagined various scenarios for how it’ll play out. There are three things that have been a feature of how I want God to respond to me for the past while (some longer than others). […]Read more "Imagining Judgment"
Today, I present to you a love story. My love story. Doubling as an exploration of the most baffling advice I’ve ever received—to have more “reckless abandon”. Interested? Well, here we go… Cecelia (Cece, Cec, etc.) and I dated for 14 days before we were engaged (ring on the finger, posted on Facebook official). 10 […]Read more "Reckless Abandon: A Love Story"
“And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with a curse.” Malachi 4:6 I think this could be the unofficial tagline for Coco, the new Pixar, which you absolutely should see because it is beautifully […]Read more "Coco: Turning the Hearts of the Children…"