Recommended Books

The three books I’ve been reading lately offer an opportunity to slow down. One encourages us to listen ‘because listening is the doorway to everything that matters.’ Another is about a pilgrimage at the author’s own pace along with moments of reflection along the path. And the third is learning to relax and let go […]

Recommended Reading

The secret to discovering the deep purpose hidden at the core of your life can be found in the two-thousand-year-old classic, the Bhagavad Gita, writes Stephen Cope in The Great Work of Your Life: A Guide for the Journey to Your True Calling (Bantam Books, 2012). Cope, who is the director of the Kripalu Institute […]

Books for Body, Mind, Soul

The Chinese Year of the Serpent begins on the new moon of February 9, 2013. As the serpent is a symbol of healing and rebirth, it’s an ideal time to benefit from the transformative aspects of various ‘medicines.’ Laughter, it’s been said, is one of the best. Nanaimo’s Judy Millar writes and performs funny librarian […]

Recommended Books

The books that have come my way recently would make ideal gifts for yourself or others during gift-gifting season. They represent a celebration of  British Columbia writers and all but one are published by BC publishers. Mother Tongue Publishing recently celebrated five years of publishing baeutiful and bold regional books on Salt Spring Island. Their […]