Tag Archives: Becoming Harry Potter

Becoming Harry Potter: Vanquisher of Voldemort #MNBHP

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The difference between those who truly love and those who don’t comes down to remorse. We all make mistakes—even Dumbledore. It is the ability to feel remorse for those mistakes that gives us the ability to change and grow in love. Read More »

Becoming Severus Snape: Protector of Lily’s Son #MNBHP

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“You have kept him alive so that he can die at the right moment?” “Don’t be shocked, Severus. How many men and women have you watched die?” “Lately, only those whom I could not save,” said Snape. He stood up. “You have used me.” “Meaning?” “I have spied for you and lied for you, put myself in mortal danger for you. Everything was supposed to be to keep Lily Potter’s son safe. Now you tell me you have been raising him like a pig for slaughter —” “But this is touching, Severus,” said Dumbledore seriously. “Have you grown to care for the boy, after all?” “For him?” shouted Snape. “Expecto Patronum!” From the tip of his wand burst the silver doe: She landed on the office floor, bounded once across the office, and soared out of the window. Dumbledore watched her fly away, and as her silvery glow faded he turned back to Snape, and his eyes were full of tears. “After all this time?” “Always,” said Snape. DH Love drives us to do things we cannot imagine. For Snape, it was protecting Harry Potter—the son of his greatest enemy and his greatest love. Always-love is not easy. It makes ... Read More »

Becoming Harry Potter: Dumbledore’s Man #MNBHP

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Harry is Dumbledore’s man through and through from the very beginning of the series, where he chooses friendship with Ron over Draco, to the end. Read More »

Becoming Kingsley Shacklebolt: Brave in Love #MNBHP

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“We’re all human, aren’t we? Every human life is worth the same, and worth saving.” Read More »

Becoming Ron Weasley: Comeback Kid #MNBHP

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"How come you’re here?” Apparently Ron had hoped that this point would come up later, if at all. “Well, I’ve — you know — I’ve come back. If —” He cleared his throat. “You know. You still want me.” Read More »

Becoming Harry Potter: Trusting in Hagrid #MNBHP

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“No, I think you’re like James,” said Lupin, “who would have regarded it as the height of dishonor to mistrust his friends.” Read More »

Becoming Dudley Dursley: Softie #MNBHP

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I don’t think you’re a waste of space…. Read More »

Becoming Albus Dumbledore: Old #MNBHP

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Oh, weaker resistance, slower reflexes, Amycus,” said Dumbledore. “Old age, in short…One day, perhaps, it will happen to you…if you are lucky….” Read More »

Becoming Albus Dumbledore: Kind to Bullies #MNBHP

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Good evening, Amycus,” said Dumbledore calmly, as though welcoming the man to a tea party. “And you’ve brought Alecto too….Charming…” The woman gave an angry little titer. “Think your little jokes’ll help you on your deathbed then?” she jeered. “Jokes? No, No, these are manners,” replied Dumbledore…. Read More »

Becoming Remus Lupin: Determined to Forgive #MNBHP

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While Harry is determined to hate Snape, Lupin is determined to forgive him... Read More »

Becoming Harry Potter: Friend of Luna #MNBHP

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"You could’ve taken anyone!” said Ron in disbelief over dinner. “Anyone! And you chose Loony Lovegood?” Read More »

Becoming Albus Dumbledore: Humble know-it-all #MNBHP

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"I make mistakes like the next man. In fact, being — forgive me — rather cleverer than most men, my mistakes tend to be correspondingly huger…." Read More »

Becoming Harry Potter: The Chosen One #MNBHP

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Becoming Harry Potter: The Chosen One ~ In Harry’s sixth year, he is labeled The Chosen One because of a prophecy made when he was a baby…. Read More »

Becoming Albus Dumbledore: Flawed in the best of ways #MNBHP

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Becoming Albus Dumbledore: Flawed in the best of ways #MNBHP ~ Dumbledore’s greatest flaw is also the best part about him... Read More »

Becoming Ginny Weasley: Hopeful despite Umbridge #MNBHP

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Becoming Ginny Weasley: Hopeful despite Umbridge ~ Ginny is able to see through Umbridge in a way Harry didn't even consider... Read More »

Becoming Neville Longbottom: Most improved #MNBHP

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Becoming Neville Longbottom: Most improved ~ In their seven years at Hogwarts, Neville Longbottom is clearly the most improved student of them all…. What brought about this transformation in Neville? ... Read More »

Becoming Remus Lupin: Friend of strangers #MNBHP

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Becoming Remus Lupin: Friend of strangers ~ "Lupin strolled away from the bed and over to the werewolf, who had no visitors and was looking rather wistfully at the crowd around Mr. Weasley…” Read More »

Becoming Ron Weasley: Prefect #MNBHP

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Why would Dumbledore choose Ron? Even if he didn’t want to put the pressure on Harry, there was still Seamus, Dean, and Neville to choose from. But he chose Ron, and I think I know why... Read More »

Becoming Hermione Granger: Beautifully secure #MNBHP

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But Hermione is still considered beautiful and is asked to the dance by Victor Krum! How does she pull this off?... Read More »

Becoming Dobby: Weird but free #MNBHP

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Becoming Dobby: Weird but free ~ Yes, Dobby is weird, but he is also free. Free to help other dismissed elves. Free to rescue the Chosen One. Free to do the good he was prevented from doing when he was the Malfoy’s slave…. Read More »