Frequently I hear that politicians are trusted about as much as used car salespeople. Politics can be so dirty! Yes, democracy is a messy business—especially when it’s actually...
July 24, 2013 by Ian Gartshore Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Colliery Dams – Democracy?
Life has its ups and downs. Certainly some of us experience them more than others. They can be small (getting over a cold, receiving a note of appreciation) or large (being laid off...
January 14, 2013 by Ian Gartshore Under connecting, ian gartshore Posted in SPIRIT | Comments Off on Connecting With One Another
Most thinking people care about the air we breathe, the safety and quality of the food we eat and the water we drink. Living healthy lives is a common desire. Yet those who wish to...
September 8, 2012 by Ian Gartshore Under economy, environment, fear, future, hopeful Posted in PONDERING | 1 Comment »
Living, as we do, in the part of the world focused mostly on individuals, it is easy to miss the power and strength of belonging to human and animal relationships, the earth, the Spirit,...
August 3, 2012 by Ian Gartshore Under ian gartshore, relationship Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Relationship
Spring is a wonderful time of the year. The colours, fresh aromas, sounds of birds, and longer daylight hours awaken me and invite me to connect with the planet and my friends.
May 19, 2012 by Ian Gartshore Under awareness, blues, connection, ian gartshore, solutions, spring, victim Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Spring
Have you ever realized that you were not acting according to your beliefs, ideals, or values? You are certainly not alone if you answered, ‘yep!’
Just ask any parent. Children mimic...
March 2, 2012 by Ian Gartshore Under alignment, integrity Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Moving Toward Integrity
Which statement do you agree with: 1) “the world is becoming more divided, dangerous, and scary”; or, 2) “amazing new opportunities for planetary transformation and unity are...
January 4, 2012 by Ian Gartshore Under fear, hope, ian gartshore Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Fear or Hope?
I believe one of the motivators behind the recent Occupy movement is the growing sense of frustration about the increasing financial inequalities in our society.
October 31, 2011 by Ian Gartshore Under empower, ian gartshore, language, occupy, power Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Keep Your Power
I was recently asked this question: “What do you see your purpose in life as being?” While I don’t recommend this as an opening question to someone you’ve just met, it seems...
September 10, 2011 by Ian Gartshore Under gartshore, ian, meaning, purpose, value Posted in SPIRIT | Comments Off on Making a Difference
Being “broken open” sounds pretty awful at first glance, doesn’t it?
The meanings of words can be very different from one person to another—even to people who were raised in...
July 8, 2011 by Ian Gartshore Under connection, ian gartshore, relationship, spiritual Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Being Broken Open
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