Category Archives: Videos

The Story Behind Healing River

Faith-Based Movie “Healing River” is the Highest Rated Faith-Based Independent Film on Amazon Prime Video This story about our movie Healing River appeared recently on Jubileecast, one of the internet’s most influential faith-based media sites! By Hallels News Jul 31, 2020 01:25 … Continue reading

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Thank You!

Dear followers friends: You have made Healing River a hit! Amazon updates show that viewings of Healing River tripled last month and are continuing to go up! It’s now being watched every day by thousands who neither follow this blog … Continue reading

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Our Audience is Growing

I’m grateful to announce that, despite minimal advertising (we’re not exactly the Walt Disney Company) my feature film Healing River is one of the top-rated films on Amazon Prime. Result? Its viewing numbers have increased every week since it premiered–and … Continue reading

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Two Movies at Once!

I never dreamed I’d have two feature films, as a writer-director, in release at the same time–and two such completely different movies, too! Our distributor decided that, rather than wait as originally intended, they’d release my new comedy Notzilla right … Continue reading

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Wildflowers and Weeds

Ah, spring! Running waist deep through the wildflowers… But enough about my front yard.  Things do spring forth in the spring (I myself sprang forth on a May day such as this). But I can’t remember another spring when we’ve … Continue reading

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Radical Forgiveness!

More Rave Reviews for Healing River! The trailer has been seen and shared by thousands. From multiple true events, including my own near-death encounter with a heroin-addicted driver, I created a story of “impossible” forgiveness that both challenged and moved … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

Healing River: Reviews and Pictures Initial reviews and comments on my feature film Healing River—which just premiered on Amazon Prime–are wonderful! Keep ’em coming, everyone! (Amazon gives priority to the most-watched and reviewed movies.) You can watch or order the … Continue reading

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Love and Hyperbole!!!!

Hyperbole: Poetic exaggeration. Some examples: “Fly me to the moon, and let me play amongst the stars, let me see what love is like on Jupiter and Mars!” ~Bart Howard “Longer than there’ve been fishes in the ocean, higher than any … Continue reading

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Fist fight with the mirror.

Originally posted on You, Me, Music & Life:
It would be pretty amazing if we all could have a superpower, what would you go for if you could pick one? Invisibility sounds good, but definitely has the potential to get…

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Televolution: 30 Years of D’oh!

How television has evolved! This very week in 1989, civilization took a giant slouch forward with the arrival of the most wonderfully dysfunctional family ever. 30 years later The Simpsons is the longest running scripted primetime television series–and one of the most … Continue reading

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