The Epistle of Q — Chapter Sixty-Six

Seen any good movies lately? Yes, as a matter of fact I have. Late this afternoon I was at Penticton Art Gallery’s “Kitchen Stove” presentation of “Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool”. This is one of Annette Benning’s best performances — the make-up artists should receive an award as they variously show her vivacious, beautiful, […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Fifty-Seven

What spirit moves within us at those moments of intrepid introspection? If you do not have faith, or believe not in powers beyond yourself you can quit reading this Chapter. It is not for the sure of foot or the certain of mind (in order words, this will not be read by our current Governor […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Fifty-Three (Part D)

And what was SEAC all about this year? It was a great moment for the Society for Ethics Across the Curriculum this year. The annual conference was held in Grand Rapids Michigan and was tightly organized. What made this especially delightful is that the agenda was not overcrowded with fatuous presentations and droning-on ill-read papers. […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Fifty-One

What do I think of the Morneau Tax-Grab? This is all about fairness in taxation is it? As a former owner of a smaller-size business (a consulting firm for thirty years) I can fully understand the uproar against the Minister of Finance — but let me leave that more the moment. As the current owner […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Forty-Nine (cont’d)

What else is part of this perplexing question of how to “get to better”? During my college days I spent eighteen months in graduate school in the USA (obtained an M.A. in Education and Social Reform). It was an interesting time. One afternoon, three of us, all with theological roots (former Jesuit, Anglican deacon, Presbyterian […]