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Listening to the Lyrics of the Season


I have to confess that during the month of December I have watched a lot of television. That’s because  I have an addiction to Holiday Specials, quite simply, they make me feel good. But the hidden surprise comes with a word or phrase that makes me stop to think about life. This year two thoughts are still resonating deep inside me.Read More …

Adopt the Pace of Nature


“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.”          Ralph Waldo Emerson Earlier this month when I was at graduate school in Southern California rushing around between classes, I noticed a few snails slowly making their way across a sidewalk on campus. I laughed out loud when it dawned on me what a great reminder they were toRead More …

Crunch, Rustle and Stroll: A Full Sensory Autumn Walk


Autumn is my favourite season and I take every opportunity to get outside to enjoy the full sensory experience of this spectacular time of year. When I walk in the woods in the fall in South Western Ontario, it seems like every sense is stimulated more than usual. Walking along quiet paths and trails, the crisp air heightens the gloriousRead More …

It may be when we no longer know what to do, we have come to our real work, and that when we no longer know which way to go, we have begun our real journey. The mind that is not baffled is not employed. The impeded stream is the one that sings. ~ Wendell Berry