Sometimes the things that may or may not be true are the things a man needs to believe in the most. That people are basically good; that honor, courage, and virtue mean everything; that power and money, money and power mean nothing; that good always triumphs over evil; and I want you to remember this, that love… true love never dies. You remember that, boy. You remember that. Doesn’t matter if it’s true or not. You see, a man should believe in those things, because those are the things worth believing in. – Hub McCann – Secondhand Lions
We watched Secondhand Lions with the kids over the weekend, and these lines stuck out to me as they do every time I watch the movie.
The movie is about a young boy who has been let down by his mother who has to learn to believe that there may, in fact, be good in the world.
We are all like this boy from time to time. We need to be reminded that there is good in the world. That some things are worth believing in.
Today it’s all too easy to go through our days full of cynicism and suspiciousness. It’s true that evil forces are at work against us.
But joy and love are worth fighting for.
Good will win out in the end.
God loves us.
Choose to be a believer today. Act as if true love never dies.
Make it a great day.