Commercial and bureaucratic hindrances collided with an uncontrollable reality: the faith of many players.
As I look out of the window, I think of all those young people who made a commitment at that memorable event. What if that commitment was just the effect of the emotion of one evening?
As I reach the edge of the forest, I stumble on a relevant thought that appears as if by magic in a corner of my mind.
Swiss cartoonist Alain Auderset produces an animated short film for social media platforms about the meaning of Grace.
The guests are celebrities such as writers, comic book artists, politicians and journalists, so I’m not sure what I was doing there.
Will Eisner invented the comic for adults in 1978 with a story about the crisis of faith of a Jewish immigrant.
Within an inch of victory, a very popular newspaper (a giant) makes me bite the dust, refusing the interview that it dangled in front of me.
And something happens inside little godless, lawless me: I need to know more about it.
A big Harley, with a roar that would make hell tremble, is parked in front of the church door.
– “I beg your pardon?” – “Yes, the person you need to see is Mr Crow! Come this way, follow me, I’ll introduce him to you, I’m his wife!”
As soon as I arrived at the apartment, my ten year old son called out to me from his bed: - ‘Dad! Dad! I’ve got a passage from the Bible to read to you...’
We all prayed before the computer, with its email from Beijing, opening a new door to the Holy Spirit to reach a whole country.
I walk on to a stretch on the edge of the forest that is particularly full of light, and right there: Whoosh!
The final banquet that closes every Asterix book reflects humanity’s yearning for a happy ending.
The question should rather be: ‘Where do you look to?’
Those who overtake me treat me to an amazing mime show featuring a whole range of whiners and complainers. It’s too funny for words (and cheaper than going to the movies!)
Swiss cartoonist Alain Auderset on how his ‘Willy Grunch’ animation video went viral on Facebook. His new project, a “book without words” to share the gospel.
To tell you the truth, my prayers sometimes sound as hollow as that banal ‘How are you?’ two passers-by in a hurry to get home might exchange.
Without a daily session sunning themselves by His side, my fruits would be seriously lacking in vitamins...
A delegation, all wearing ties, is waiting for me at the entrance and welcomes me, just like the technical team of a Formula One racing driver.
For, if I don’t understand anything either about what is happening to me, I know at least that, for sure, God is not far away.