Matthew Welsh Esq.

Crazy Heart

‘Crazy Heart’ and second chances

Crazy Heart is the story of Bad Blake (Jeff Bridges), a fifty-seven-year-old chain-smoking alcoholic, country music singer trying to overcome his personal demons and find some sort of redemption in his life. On the surface, this plot sounds like a cliche country music song […]

Adjustment Bureau

‘The Adjustment Bureau’: Destiny vs. free will

If you have ever wondered what role your choices, love and free will have in shaping your destiny, then you have got to see The Adjustment Bureau. The movie stars Matt Damon, as a rising politician who falls in love with a talented ballerina […]

Book of Eli

The Book of Eli: Finding trust when you feel lost

The Book of Eli is a movie about a man, Eli (Denzel Washington), who feels his inner voice telling him to carry a Sacred book West in a post-apocalyptic and desolate world. Eli does not question this inner calling even though he is being […]

It's a Wonderful Life

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

It’s a Wonderful Life is a timeless movie that continues to touch people’s heart and soul year after year with its message of love. Many movie critics ripped it apart when it was released. But, it is arguably the most successful movie ever […]

Top 10 Spiritual Movies

Top 10 spiritual movies throughout history

What are the top 10 spiritual movies throughout history? Below is my humble attempt to try to list them. (Many of the summaries come from the movie’s description listed on Amazon.) 10. Conversations with God Based on Neale Donald Walsch’s best-selling, acclaimed trilogy, Conversations […]

Dark tunnel

Dark night of the soul

The dark night of the soul has appeared in traditional spiritual texts, famous stories and popular movies throughout our history. I believe it has been written about so much because it is a common experience that everyone who is committed […]

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