August marks Turner Classic Movies' annual Summer Under the Stars festival, during which each day 24-hours of programming is devoted to films of a particular actor or actress. We’ve picked out some of our favorite offerings for your entertainment.
Have you experienced something you couldn’t explain? An image that warned you of impending danger? A voice that brought you comfort when you needed it most? You may have experienced a prophetic vision. According to preacher and writer Dr. James W. Goll, there are 12 types of prophetic visions in the Bible. As Dr. Goll says, “Prophetic visions are not just for prophets.” They’re signs and messages from God we still experience today.
We’ve always had to grapple with the uncertainty of what awaits us after this life. If there exists the possibility of an eternity of peace, or is the opposite also true? Does Hell exist? It’s a question that philosophers, theologians and thinkers throughout the years have tried to answer.
Every evening since we’ve been at home—mostly sheltering-in-place—we take a walk to see the sun set. Gosh, there are so many tragic things happening to people in this time, but then I also find myself giving thanks for the joys of each day.
Like the sunset. Who knew how beautiful it could be? We live in New York City on the island of Manhattan, in the middle of millions of people, but not far from our apartment we can gaze out at the Hudson River and watch the sun.
Sand art is the practice of molding and shaping sand into art. The two basic building ingredients—of sand and water—are available in abundance on sandy beaches everywhere. Good sculpture sand is somewhat dirty, having silt and clay that helps lock the irregular-shaped sand grains together; while sand grain found in tidal beaches have a shape that limits height and structure of pieces. Enjoy these sand sculptures from beaches around the world.
Inspirational leaders from all walks of life—from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to Henry Ford—weigh in with priceless words on how we always achieve more when we put our differences aside and come together to tackle problems.
Summertime means family time, and there are few better ways to spend quality time with the kids (or grandkids) than curling up on the couch for a classic film from the Golden Age of Hollywood. Here are some favorites airing on Turner Classic Movies in July.
From postponed vacations and weddings, to missed special occasions and being apart from loved ones, the coronavirus pandemic has changed our lives. If you’re struggling with these feelings of grief and loss, find solace in our slideshow of angels and quotes.