Stringing Beads

I see my life’s journey measured in a strand of beads, 19 chunky one-inch beads, Flintstone style! Right now, my strand holds 18 beads. I am about to add the nineteenth bead after which I plan to add a firm and sturdy clasp. Each bead represents a home. The strand began in Toronto, moved to […]

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 […]

Humanity Man

Well, hello there, my fellow zombies. I trust and hope you had the merriest of New Year’s. I sure did. In fact, one of the days I had just before the holidays could be described as nothing less than spectcular! The day was a dreary Tuesday, a few weeks before Christmas. Admittedly, it didn’t have the beginning […]

They Are Doing the Best They Can

Twelve days before Christmas I sat with a friend looking out into the bustling throng in a big department store. Some were cheerful; others were sombre as they went about their shopping. My friend remarked on the self-centeredness of the ‘me-me’ generation. Without thought I responded with “They’re doing the best they can.” As my […]