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An Economic Heretic

Not long ago a parishioner told me that she enjoyed reading my religion writings, even if some of them were somewhat "weird.” While she was unable to provide an example, she... 



Taking Responsibility for Dreams and Actions

At this time of year I feel the pull of my mammalian-large-land-animal nature to crawl into my cave and cover myself with leaves. I sleep and dream and rock myself on the great waves... 



Deconstructing Dinner: How Can We Better Connect With Our Food?

While the world’s poorest populations spend upwards to 70% of their income on food, North Americans shell out less than 10%. In our highly consumer-driven culture, how we choose... 



Restoring Our Connection to Food  

First and foremost, we ALL eat for a living. And…most of us are utterly dependent on the labour of others to do so. Restoring our connection with food needs to begin by acknowledging... 



Book Review: Peace is Every Step

This primer presents the methodology behind the practice of mindfulness in very simple and straightforward terms. Weaving poetic verse into his writings, Nhat Hanh effortlessly converts... 



Bookshelves – Telling Your Story

I’ve been thinking about bookshelves lately and I’d like to encourage you to do the same. Entering a home, it is amazing how much we can ‘read’ about who lives there... 



Estate Planning

Do you remember when your parents sat you down to have "the talk”? At that time, it was the last thing you wanted to hear and likely included some uncomfortable moments. As we... 



Book Review: A Weekend To Change Your Life

A weekend away can be a pleasant break from our routines; but A Weekend to Change Your Life is a book that will break, shatter and reshape old routines forever. This comprehensive guide... 



Review: Law of Attraction Cards & Ask Your Guides Oracle Cards

"The Law of Attraction Cards” by Esther and Jerry Hicks ISBN 978-1-4019-1872-9 "Ask Your Guides Oracle Cards” by Sonia Choquette ISBN 978-1-4019-0324-1 both from Hay... 



To Restore or to Recycle? That is the real question

As a society, we spend billions of dollars every year in attempts to restore our youth. We do it externally through lotions, supplements, gym memberships and even surgery. We do it... 



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