A Problem with Control and Freedom

From childhood, Jon was considered to be someone who would go far. He was an intelligent young man at school, which was remarkable because his parents didn’t appear to be anything like him when it came to intellect. They were hard-working people, though and endeavoured to see their son adopt that key value. This explains […]

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Finding A Rule That’s Right

I love a good political thriller. The intrigue, the ambition, the aspiration, the connections, the soaring hopes, the corrupting, the demise, the mess and in some cases the lessons to learn that might point to some sort of redemption. Might. A lot of the political thrillers I come across don’t tend to have much in […]

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About Change and a Piano

There is a source for the story I am about to tell but for the life of me I don’t know who the source is, so if it’s a good story it wasn’t mine and if it comes off less than good, blame me. A new pastor at a church was concerned that it was […]

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About An Understanding

There is real vulnerability in understanding someone else’s point of view. Vulnerable because there’s an element of leaving what is comfortable to you, to enter into something that is far more comfortable for someone else. That probably explains why in some conversations it’s easier to ‘connect’ with what someone is saying by talking about what’s […]

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About An Ensemble Piece

Ten years ago two films were released that would have a significant impact on the movies. One was Iron Man and the other was The Dark Knight. I happen to enjoy both films thoroughly. I prefer one to the other, but both of them are very enjoyable movies in my view. The two films were […]

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