Can You Make the World a Better Place?

According to Al & Marjorie Stewart, the answer is YES… What does the word activist mean today? The predictable definition is of someone who protests, carries placards and challenges authority in an effort to bring about social change. But the idea of activist is not quite that straightforward anymore; it’s far more diverse than ever […]

Being of Service

I recently began a new business venture with the idea that my services would be about helping people. A life committed to service worked well with my spiritual journey. At the same time, I wanted to do something that would bring welcome weight to my anorexic wallet. Enough volunteering already! Yet this new entity incorporated […]

The Writer In Me

Rain falls hard enough to crater the sheets of water that blanket the intersection of Nichol and Esplanade. The wind blows leaves and twigs into the mix and winter begins its inevitable tug on the thermometer. Standing inside the warm reception area of the Salvation Army’s New Hope Centre, I look out at the dismal […]