So far this winter is dark, cold and most of us have had enough of ice and snow and according to the local Groundhog, spring is still far away. I don’t know about you but this past January treated me to some of the worst blues that I have had in years. It could have been the weather or… Read More Groundhog Day. An example of the possibility of kindness in a world desperate for warmth.
Are you there God it’s me Dani. Mom gave me a copy of the new Judy Blume Book, Are you there “God it’s me Margaret” and I just finished reading it. What a really cool book. I was wondering God if you could help me out like you helped out Margaret. Margaret really wanted… Read More Dear God its me Danielle. A breast cancer story.
For those of you who might not be aware I spent my formative years growing up in Africa, and although I’ve been living in Canada for almost 30 years, winter always catches me by surprise. I know it’s coming I change my wardrobe, get my house ready, purchase updated protective gear for my kids, celebrate… Read More Give yourself credit….
If I was to ask you: “What would you steal? “Chances are you would likely answer “Nothing, not me!” I am no thief.” This question may prompt one to think about Robert Nixon or robbing a bank or shoplifting. Eating a grape from the super market or not being honest when you get the incorrect change back in your… Read More Are you a crook??
Most of us become quite reflective at this time of year – and for me this year is no exception. As the final hours of 2014 start winding down, I have found a different approach to the yearly tradition of writing down my goals and resolutions that I decided to try last year is making… Read More Resolve to Let Go
As we come upon another gift giving holiday a rather significant one for me (it also happens to be my wedding anniversary 16 years!) I started to ponder the idea of love and charity. As Valentines Day approaches I see the stores become a sea of red white and pink, and listen to my… Read More Be My Yoga Valentine?
When your roots are most firm, your branches steady in the winds, when you are the most prepared that’s when everything changes. Believe me, it’s true. As I watch the leaf pile raked up yesterday blow back across the lawn this morning it is again apparent no matter how much you prepare something unanticipated will… Read More Fall teaches a lesson in Change