Live in Each Season as it Passes

I believe the earth remembers, that the memory of what has passed remains and becomes part of our cultural memory. There is a sacredness that inhabits these places, as if the soil under our feet whisper a call to action that there are kinder, more compassionate ways to resolve conflict. When the wind touches ourContinue reading “Live in Each Season as it Passes”

Sunday Evening Reflection: Through a Forest Wilderness

“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” John Muir The Lynn Headwaters Regional Park, in North Vancouver, British Columbia has over 50 kilometers of trails that lead deep within the dense forest. Some trails can only be made by those who are experienced hikers, possessing the level of physical fitness andContinue reading “Sunday Evening Reflection: Through a Forest Wilderness”

Earth Day Celebrates 50 Years

April 22, 2020 will mark 50 years of Earth Day. “I turned my face more exclusively than ever to the woods, where I was better known.” Henry David Thoreau, Walden Earth Day is 50 years Strong. Today, April 22, 2020, the world celebrate Earth Day. This year’s theme is climate action, a challenge that requiresContinue reading “Earth Day Celebrates 50 Years”

A River Flows Through Our Lives

“We need the tonic of wildness…At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be indefinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable. We can never have enough of nature.”  Henry David Thoreau, Walden My fatherContinue reading “A River Flows Through Our Lives”

Celebrating International Friendship Day

“The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, not the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Invisible Hand

“No society can surely be flourishing and happy of which by far the greater part of the numbers are poor and miserable.”  Adam Smith Adam Smith, born 1723 in Kirkcaldy, Scotland, was destined to write the book that would be considered the first fundamental work of classical economics and one of the most influential booksContinue reading “The Invisible Hand”