Monthly Archives: August 2009

Haunted by God?

In the parable of the talents, Jesus describes one man who buries his talent afraid to misuse it. God is not very happy with him to say the least, mainly for assuming him to be unfair and bearing impossible standards. … Continue reading

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Wherefore Art Thou, Bromeo?

The big deal about the real world, if you survey any hundred adults, is responsibility. Frequently forgotten are lessons on how to interact, make friends, and forge community. In I Love You, Man Paul Rudd appears as Peter Klaven, the … Continue reading

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The Fantasy

There is a fantasy every writer has which is to have a few months of uninterrupted time so that he may complete his masterwork or kick start his career. I’ve been teased by this notion frequently and this year it … Continue reading

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John Hughes Leaves Hollywood

For me, the death of John Hughes may be the saddest of recent celebrity departures.  I had been reflecting on the weight of his collected works the week before he died as it had come up in my research for … Continue reading

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