Category: Les Miserables

[jean valjean – assuming responsibility]

[jean valjean – assuming responsibility]

When I was in elementary / middle school, I mostly hung out with guys (girls were extremely boring back then) and that meant getting into trouble often. I cannot say I thrived on making trouble, yet it happened. Whenever it would “happen,” I would pretend to be a good girl (that was the only useful …

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[javert – the power of the past…]

[javert – the power of the past…]

Javert reminds me of those priests who walked past the wounded man in the parable about the Good Samaritan. He considered himself superior, cleaner, more righteous than all those others who did not have the same level of Law-abiding habits.