As I decorate our tree this Christmas season, I am, once again, immersed in the ritual of it. Each ornament carries its own memory, but none more so than the ones that have passed from my parent’s tree to mine. As I hang these small, fragile pieces of glass, my mind drifts back to the … Continue reading Christmas Love
Just throw open the curtains. Your apartment is your home. Your home is in you and it’s magnificent. I promise.
"Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” ― Kahlil Gibran
There has been a lot in the news regarding the celebration of Canada's 150th and the atrocities committed against our indigenous peoples. It has made me very sad, and frankly not really wanting to celebrate anything. But this morning, as I watched some old Canadian Vignettes like the Log Driver's Waltz and the Blackfly song, (I'll … Continue reading Oh Canada…
What if it’s the combination of our strengths and weaknesses that allows us to bring our gifts into this world?
Be yourself. As they say, everyone else is already taken.
Say you are born into a world where everyone sleeps naked...
Like so many others I have been swallowed by the turmoil and chaos that is filling the news. I have been obsessed with reading news articles on what is happening, moment by moment. I teeter between fear and hope. And it needs to stop. The last couple of days I have spent more time in meditation. … Continue reading The times, they are a-changin’…
So many of us like to have our lives run a certain way. From the smallest thing, like how long we take to get to work, right up to how our most intimate relationships play out. In a million ways, every day, we try to control our lives. We build a house made of rules … Continue reading Out of control
I know that judgement is deeply engrained in all of us, no matter where we are on this big blue ball