Lance Armstrong and the power of forgiveness

When it became apparent Tiger Woods cheated on his wife, Fox News commentator Brit Hume suggested he seek forgiveness from Jesus Christ. Woods, a Buddhist, opted for forgiveness from the public. He held an overly-prepared press conference that made his contriteness seem less than authentic. “I am deeply sorry,” the king of golf repeatedly said as he stared into the lens of a television camera.... More

Les Misérables is stunning.

I have seen Les Misérables on the stage twice. I have a healthy portion of it committed to memory from listening to the score many times. The story is that of human life, struggle, and true, pure, self-sacrificing love. The songs, while musically simple, capture the emotions and themes wonderfully. This film was a rebirth of Les Misérables. An entirely new take on the same material I am so famil... More

Powerful Video: Robert Downey Jr. Asks Hollywood to Forgive Mel Gibson

I posted this video to AmP Facebook and Twitter last night and it drew a strong positive response: “Hugging the cactus” — now that’s a powerful image. I think you can figure out the backstory. Frank Weathers discusses it. Evidently the event organizers had no idea that Robert Downey Jr. had this planned. They chose Mel Gibson to introduce Downey because they were “co... More



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