The actress who played Phoebe discussed the sitcom's 25th anniversary at a movie premiere.
This idea that Jesus chose poor, uneducated men as his disciples is entrenched in evangelistic teaching, and was something I heard often growing up in the church, especially during the Easter season. But is this really true?
Though I've had some amazing teachers in my life, I can truly say that six-year-old Phoebe Russell is the best teacher I've ever had, when it comes to the true meaning of "service."
What's missing is the effortless character charisma Salinger provided. It does no damage to the 1951 bestseller. The Catcher in the Rye continues to stand on its own, unassailed.
While Phoebe does not fully comprehend the complicated problems of world hunger, she did know that seeing hungry people made her sad. So she did what she could, and the rest, well... Oprah, are you listening?
Amidst the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping, wrapping gifts and preparing dinners, please stop for a minute and take a deep breath and ask yourself: What can I do?