Connecting With One Another

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 or recovering from cancer) and everything in between. Neuro-scientists have discovered unless we are able to feel ‘negative’ emotions our ability to […]


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, and even oneself. It is true that doctors, lawyers, financial folk, therapists, and most professionals principally occupy themselves with individuals. They/we […]

Fear or Hope?

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 now rapidly emerging”? I ask this question because I see ample evidence of both. On the one hand, I see hard lines being drawn in the sand, accompanied […]

Keep Your Power

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. Similar frustrations are evident elsewhere. The sense of powerlessness over: the fact that “smart meters” are being installed in our homes, the HST being forced upon us, low barrier housing […]