“Tell me, what is it you plan to do
with your one wild and precious life?”
― Mary Oliver
Five years ago, I wrote a post on the movie Groundhog Day and the metaphor so beautifully expressed in that film starring Bill Murray. I'm one of many who love the movie and its attention to how we can live the same day over and over again without noticing the beauty and possibility it holds.
An animated film I watched recently--Shaun the Sheep Movie--had a parallel theme. Although created in a very different style, the story tells us about Shaun the Sheep who, like Bill Murray's Phil in Groundhog Day, lives a life of sameness.
After a variety of misadventures, however, Shaun sees and understands his life from a new perspective....