On the Words of Forrest Gump: When God Showed Up

On the Words of Forrest Gump: When God Showed Up

Forrest Gump: No shrimp. Lieutenant Dan: Where the Hell is this God of yours? Forrest Gump: [narrating] It's funny Lieutenant Dan said that, 'cause right then, God showed up. It's been since I was on my way back from Ireland that I wrote on the words of Forrest Gump, but after church this morning, I felt [...]

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On the Words of Forrest Gump: Going Home

On the Words of Forrest Gump: Going Home

“I’m pretty tired. I think I’ll go home now. And just like that, my runnin’ days was over, so I went home to Alabama.” - Forrest Gump So I am currently sitting in Dublin Airport waiting for the time to come when they tell me to board the plane. I lost it initially when I [...]

On the Words of Forrest Gump: $#!@ Happens

On the Words of Forrest Gump: $#!@ Happens

“…Whoa! Man! Just ran through a big pile of dog shit!!” “It happens.” “What? Shit?” “Sometimes.” There ya have it. Shit happens. Shit happens to everyone at any point in the date and to various levels of shitty. (Ok Ma, I'll stop saying it now.) But really though! We all go through crappy situations, and [...]

On the Words of Forrest Gump: The Decision

On the Words of Forrest Gump: The Decision

"That day, for no particular reason, I decided to go for a little run." When Forrest says this line, he is referring to the time when he decided to take a jog not knowing that he would end up on a jog lasting more than three years. Like Forrest, I decided to go for a little run. [...]

On the Words of Forrest Gump: Shoes

On the Words of Forrest Gump: Shoes

“My momma always said you can tell a lot about a person by their shoes, where they go, where they’ve been.” - Forrest Gump Shoes are part of everyday life. If you don't have shoes, your feet could freeze, burn, get cut, be smushed, or any number of things. They also work as a cover. Some [...]

On the Words of Forrest Gump: A Preview

On the Words of Forrest Gump: A Preview

Over the next few weeks, I'm going to periodically post on the words of Forrest Gump. For anyone who has seen this movie, you know all the quotable lines. "Can't sit here." "Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get." "Run Forrest! Run!" "Bubba was my best good friend." So [...]