Each individual citizen can play a role as “ordinary hero,” in transforming society for the benefit of future generations.
However, optimism without realism is delusional....
May 28, 2010 by Rex Weyler Under action, community, ecology, economy, rex, weyler Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Ecology, Community & Economy
My son suffers from a mental illness. There – I’ve said it, and publicly, too. For the longest time I couldn’t do that, and even now, I sometimes hesitate, wondering what kind...
May 27, 2010 by Kathryn Hazel Under hazel, HEALTH, illness, kathryn, mental, schizophrenia Posted in PONDERING | 1 Comment »
“Gold and shadow is the music of Dane Letourneau and friends…it is also an arbutus in the blazing glory of the afternoon, the contrast of pavement and path…. Sun melting...
May 26, 2010 by Lia Light Under Gold and Shadow, music, Nanaimo, sound Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Sequence of Silence and Sound:
No matter how we pursue it or define it, there is one thing we all have in common: the pursuit of happiness. Some temporarily find it in wealth, others in love, and others in chocolate,...
May 24, 2010 by Kathi Cameron Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on The Pursuit of Happiness; Fact or Fiction?
Why are you here on this Earth? Why do you matter? These questions have been around forever.
Think back to when you were a child and heard your teachers, parents and other elders...
May 23, 2010 by Dr. Neill Neill Under life, purpose, why Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Why Are You Here?
What is it about a birthday, especially specific birthdays? In this case, I am referring to the ones with a zero at the end. 20, 30, 40, 50; all milestones along the journey, somehow...
May 23, 2010 by Alexa Linton Posted in SPIRIT | Comments Off on Letting Go to Lighten Up
I was five years old when Dad (who originally came from a market gardening family in Pennsylvania) decided to make a market garden out of a patch of diamond willow on the Blindman...
May 23, 2010 by Ev Gilmar Under chores, farm, garden, gilmar, kids, responsibility Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Involve Your Kids
The conscious mind for most humans is often running a continuous program of negative expectation, expecting and anticipating undesired outcomes in the daily experiences of human life....
May 23, 2010 by Kidest M. Under conscious, ego, expectation, mind Posted in SPIRIT | 1 Comment »
habit (hab’it), n. a recurrent, often unconscious pattern of behaviour that is acquired through frequent repetition.
unconscious (un kon’shus), adj. not perceived at the level of...
May 14, 2010 by Chris Semrick Under consciousness, habit, semrick Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Patterns of Consciousness
I thought a bit about Wal-Mart’s Chinese imports. I have really strong feelings about the importance not only of local commerce but also of maintaining our production capacity within...
May 14, 2010 by Gary Strachan Under chinese, economy, imports, jobs, wal-mart Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Contemplating Wal-Mart
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