Category Archives: Culture

Literature, opinions, futurism

Celebrate Yourself!

Those who’ve read my past posts will know I’m not a fan of the self-esteem movement. Nevertheless, I do believe that, just as acknowledging our failings is important, there are times and ways in which self-appreciation is equally wise, healthy … Continue reading

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Are You Here?

Autumn is coming and we’re almost 2/3rds of the way through 2019! How’s your Plan for the Year going so far? “The best laid schemes of mice and men go oft astray.” ~Robert Burns “Life is what happens to us … Continue reading

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When little people get ugly

Originally posted on Megspot:
When Molly was in grade two, her teacher called me aside to tell me that she and her BFF had been in a bit of an argument, but neither girl would talk about why. The teacher…

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Facebook Thriller

A True Story I logged onto Facebook, but couldn’t get past some weird new game Fb had introduced. Playing was not optional; I know because I tried to quit and couldn’t. Telling Faceook, “I don’t want to play” merely turned … Continue reading

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Our Greatest Fear

     “Live life with a due sense of responsibility, not as those who do not know the meaning of life, but as those who do.” ~Ephesians 5:15

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Public Art

I’ve been pretty public about my love of public art. At its best, public art (large or small, authorized or un) is brilliantly or at least cleverly executed, and fits knowingly in its surroundings, intentionally altering them. Here’s a gallery … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Something Real “Faith-based” movies are in the toddler stage. Hollywood only began to realize there was a large audience for such films when The Passion of the Christ sold massive numbers of tickets to churchgoers in…

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