“It’s water under the bridge.”

Beyond the Zone: God and The Spiritual Journey

Water under the bridge Have you ever heard the expression, “It’s water under the bridge”?

I don’t know where this expression originated, . but years ago an Ohio newspaper editor wrote an editorial that may be the answer. Grove Patterson, the editor, certainly could paint with words. The editorial was titled, ‘Water Under the Bridge.’


“A boy a long time ago leaned against the railing of a bridge and watched the current of the river below. A log, a bit of driftwood, a chip floated past. Again the surface of the river was smooth. But always, as it had for a hundred perhaps a thousand, perhaps even a million years, the water slipped by under the bridge. Watching the river that day, the boy made a discovery. Quite suddenly, and yet quietly, he knew that everything in his life would some day pass under the bridge and be gone…

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“One must first of all endure.”

Ernest Hemingway: Thoughts on the Writing Journey

“One must first of all endure.”

“One must first of all endure.”
– Ernest Hemingway

from http://hemingwaythoughts.wordpress.com/
and www.craigswritingarticles.wordpress.com

PS: This (endurance and persistence) also mirrors the themes of my personal journey and writings… though definitely without the quality of the “master writer”.

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My Vimeo Videos

LIFE is God's Novel: A Book (or three or four or TEN) being written as "life unfolds"

My Vimeo Videos

Just learning about video (making) in my “middle years”, as I reminisce (big word, eh!) and try to make some sense of my “rather eventful little life”. Enjoy…

“total non-techno” c


“Life is far too important (a subject) to be taken seriously.”

The various books that Craig ‘felt inspired to write’ are available at:


http://www.creativekiwis.com/amazon.html and http://goo.gl/vTpjk

All proceeds go to needy and underprivileged children –

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KALK BAY (from the new book ‘Stirling’, a story, stories of hope)