Sunday Evening Reflection: Lois Hole – A Life Well Lived

Whenever I travel to St. Albert, Alberta, my first visit is to the St. Albert Public Library. In front of the library doors, the bronze sculpture of Lois Hole, entitled “Legacy of Love & Learning” welcomes me with a poignant reminder of a life well-lived. “The monument was created by the renowned Alberta sculptor BarbaraContinue reading “Sunday Evening Reflection: Lois Hole – A Life Well Lived”

Sunday Evening Reflection: More Sweetly Play the Dance

Edmonton, Alberta: September 2019 Sunday morning, September 1, 2019, was one of those brilliant autumn sunshine days that I remembered so well from my days living in Edmonton, Alberta, the city known as the “Gateway to the North”. We were the first to arrive at the Art Gallery of Alberta, situated on Sir Winston Churchill SquareContinue reading “Sunday Evening Reflection: More Sweetly Play the Dance”

Sunday Reflection: Walking the Red Willow Trail

“There comes . . . a longing never to travel again except on foot.” Wendell Berry, Remembering I live in Vancouver.  It has been my home for many years, and it is highly likely that I will grow old in a city that has always been kind to me. And yet, St. Albert, Alberta, theContinue reading “Sunday Reflection: Walking the Red Willow Trail”

Kâkesimokamik – The Healing Garden

Kâkesimokamik in Cree means “healing garden”.  There is a rich symbolism of nature held safe within the garden.  This is a spiritual place that brings together the earth, sky, water and air. August 9, 2018 celebrates the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, which came into being by the General Assembly of the UnitedContinue reading “Kâkesimokamik – The Healing Garden”