Run The Distance

“Those who educate children well are more to be honoured than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.”  Aristotle   A relay relies on a team to run the race.  A time will come to hand the baton to another; our work complete, we will watch…

Writing the Last Word

There is always the last word, the closing argument, the final chapter in any storyline.  The End – this is where the reader closes the book and says, “I wish there was more…” As we write our personal narratives, our words gather momentum as we age.  Recall that great feats and resolutions happen towards the…

A Week of Remembering

“We shall not sleep, though poppies grow In Flanders fields.” On November 11th, Canada will observe Remembrance Day.  On that day, we will remember the members of our armed forces who have died in the line of duty. Across Canada, there will be a moment of silence at the 11th hour.  In the year 1918,…

One Step at a Time

Remember – you can only take one step at a time, no matter how fast you are running.   “It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.” Sir Winston Churchill