One day, a farmer named Arepo built a temple at the edge of his field. It was a humble thing, with stone walls and a thatch roof. At the center of the room Arepo stacked some stones to make a cairn. Two days later, a god moved into Arepo's temple.
"I hope you are a harvest god," Arepo said, as he set upon the altar two stalks of wheat which he burned. "It would be nice."
He looked down upon the ash that now colored the stone. "I know this isn't much of a sacrifice, but I hope this pleases you. It'd be nice to think there is a god looking after me."
The next day, he left a pair of figs. The day after that, he spent ten minutes in silent pra
When I first saw trailers for How to train your Dragon, I didn't think much of it. The marketoids who were selling "How to Train Your Dragon" were completely pitching this as a kiddie movie, when it is so much more. It's a shame that some potential fans might have been turned away by the early ads for this movie.
My favorite memories of this movie was the tender emotions that Hiccup and Toothless shared as they bonded. I had big tears streaming down my cheeks when Hiccup, looking away in order to seem less threatening to Toothless, reaches out to the dragon. And Toothless, casting aside his apprehensions about humans, le