Category Archives: writing

Closing Time

I’ve been thinking and feeling lately that it’s time to shutter “Cracked Virtue”. I’ve strayed far from my original intentions and lately it’s been more about my take on theology than anything else. That’s not a bad thing, just not … Continue reading

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Painted Into a Corner or Why There Is No Part Two

I started something that I can’t finish. I started “Time Travelling” and realize now that I can’t finish what I wrote. Or at least I can’t publish it here. I broke one of my rules here at CV, I used … Continue reading

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What Kind of Story Are You In?

One of my favourite movies, and most blogged about, is Stranger Than Fiction. The main character, Harold, finds himself living a narrated life. He literally hears a voice telling him what he’s doing, what he’s thinking and what he’s going … Continue reading

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Closed for the Season

Thanks for stopping by here. Thanks for any time spent reading my rambles. Thanks especially for comments left or comments you meant to leave. The time’s come for me to close up CV for the season. I’ve got lots to … Continue reading

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Encyclopedias and Wikipedias

Last week I was at a gathering for the purpose of talking through issues related to “Doing Hermeneutics in a Postmodern Culture”. There were about a dozen of us there. Most from the Maritimes, one from Ontario, a couple from … Continue reading

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Where Are You Now Class of ’81?

This is a follow up to yesterday. Clearly, from the responses, yesterday’s post wasn’t of great interest but I’m doing this follow up because, well, I can. 🙂 I’d love to interview my graduating class and write this book. I … Continue reading

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What Makes A Fat Person Fat?

Here’s the simple answer: they eat. Here’s the simple solution: stop eating.

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An Uneasy Silence

Lately I’ve been doing a lot of thinking, contemplation, ruminating on things: past, present & future. In some ways I feel like I’ve got more to say, and more worth listening to, than I ever have in my life. In … Continue reading

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I’m sitting here listening to the wind roar around outside, I’m sipping coffee, enjoying a day of “down time”. I was right in the middle of a movie this a.m. when it occurred to me that lately rather than leading … Continue reading

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You Can’t Say That!

“If I had said, “I will speak thus,” I would have betrayed your children.” – Asaph I’ve learned the hard way that there are just some things you can’t talk about with everyone. This is especially true when it comes … Continue reading

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