“Anything’s possible if you try” Terry Fox Simon Fraser University Campus was quiet today, but there was already a feeling of celebration. Spring convocation will be held in the coming days. The Simon Fraser University bagpipe band will lead the Class of 2022 procession to Convocation Mall, an open air auditorium. I found myself standingContinue reading “The Legacy of Terry Fox”
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Walking in Nature with Myra Viola Wilds
This past week, I discovered the poet, Myra Viola Wilds, when her poem “Thoughts” came flying into my inbox. This is the poem that came to me as I walked a forest path on Burnaby Mountain. I find that walking in nature is a form of meditation that encourages reflection. It is a time forContinue reading “Walking in Nature with Myra Viola Wilds”
I Wish I Knew Then What I Know Now!
A few weeks ago I received Sally Cronin’s invitation to participate in a series of posts that would explore the idea of “I Wish I Knew Then What I Know Now!” Sally Cronin writes: “I am sure like me, there have been times when you have wondered what difference might have been made to yourContinue reading “I Wish I Knew Then What I Know Now!”
Sunday Evening Reflection – We Are Not Alone
We are not alone. In the midst of our current unanticipated disruption, humanity has creative ways in which to connect even when there are constraints on our location. Whether it be a wave from across the street, a smile that reaches beyond the two meters of space, a text message, a phone call, or thoseContinue reading “Sunday Evening Reflection – We Are Not Alone”
Leading the Way
We live in times of uncertainty, but of one thing I am certain: We can create compassionate communities wherever we are. I am grateful for my blogging community. We have learned how to forge connections across the globe. Together, we have built a virtual community that supports and encourages, shares knowledge and wisdom, fosters hopeContinue reading “Leading the Way”
A Ship Is Safe
A ship is safe in harbour, but that’s not what ships are for.” William G.T. Shedd It is easy to talk about courage when the sun is shining and you are surrounded by a support network that strengthens your resolve. In fact, courage is often masked by “group think.” We feel security within community. AtContinue reading “A Ship Is Safe”
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