Sharon and Lisa: EastEnders (08.03.17)

Sharon and Lisa: EastEnders (08.03.17)

I’ve had some time to think about tonight’s two-part EastEnders episode. It was intense, emotional, and raw.

It was great acting by Lucy Benjamin (Lisa Fowler), Tilley Keeper (Louise Mitchell), Steve McFadden (Phil Mitchell), and Letitia Dean (Sharon Mitchell) that made this storyline segment come to life.
It’s difficult to portray mental respectfully and accurately. Tonight’s episodes captured both the pain and indifference of watching a loved one suffer from mental illness. (In this case, the indifference and anger came from Phil.) What I found interesting was Sharon’s **transformation **throughout this story arc.Continue reading

Holby City: Best of My Love, Part 2

In an era where many feel a sense of entitlement, the act of gratitude has disappeared. To be hospitable to your neighbor isn’t the social act of giving them a place to stay. It’s the act of caring about your fellow human and showing that caring before the moment is lost. T. Lanette Pollard

When I wrote Part 1, I hadn’t finished watching this episode. Now I have, and I realize that it fit with the message I heard in church.

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