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What Will Your Emotional Legacy Be?

I had remarried a couple of years before and was busy at home trying to establish a new consulting business. We had three teenagers at home and with all the distractions and noise,... 



Why I Don’t Wear a Poppy

I support freedom, but not war. There’s an episode of The Simpsons where Apu takes his American citizenship exam. The proctor asks him what the cause of the American Civil War was.... 



Apologies to the Divine Feminine

Apologies to the Divine Feminine (from a warrior in transition) I apologize for my inability to distinguish the benevolent warrior from the heartless warrior, a reflection of my own... 



Attraction?

What attracts us to each other? There are, of course, a variety of ways we feel drawn to other human beings, pets, events, causes, etc., ranging from the fun to the serious: mutual... 



A Candy A Day

As an exercise in self control, I told myself I would not eat any more Halloween candy today. Within an hour I had convinced myself I didn’t need to exercise my self control and dug... 



I dream of a community…

Where First Nations people are included as equals and supported in contributing to everyone’s well being; Where schools work to teach everyone, not just aboriginal students, to understand... 



Growing Community

There is looking, there is seeing, and then there is vision. When I arrived at Simms Creek Park, I looked at the broken fences, the garbage in the corner, the lone cold concrete picnic... 



Who Is Coming to Vancouver Island?

The growing number of immigrants coming to Canada and the important role newcomers will play in the workforce and economy in the near future has generated a lot of discussion. There... 



Rice, Squash & Butter Chicken Casserole

Brown rice is considered the King of Grains. It has neutral thermal nature, strengthens the spleen-pancreas and soothes the stomach. It is hypoallergenic and concentrated in B vitamins... 



The Healing Cook’s Winter

Winter is represented in the Water element and the health of our kidneys and bladder. This season encourages receptivity, introspection and a seeking of warmth in our foods. The health... 



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