Most people who live in Nanaimo have seen, scattered around various shores and harbour, the evidence of a person who has precariously stacked three rocks (God knows why) to make a sort of human figure. Somehow, the rough statues impel passers-by to stop, or perhaps to just slow down and pause, in their busy, complex […]

Ramblings of an Old Flower Child

PATHS WITHIN PATHS Another Look at the Art of Tarotology My convoluted journey of life has certainly been rich in variety, in uncommon growth opportunities, in sweet blessings, and recently, in the peace that comes from clarity. Interestingly, my path is now taking me back to the study of Tarotology through which I had found […]

Family Ties that Bind and Bind

There is a lot of pressure on individuals, especially around holidays, such as Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Christmas, and Thanksgiving, to be part of a perfectly functional, cohesive family unit. The truth is that siblings, spouses and extended family members are rarely all getting along with each other. Instead, there is a pervasive dissonance or […]