Sunday Evening Reflection: Following the Sunset

Ansel Adams once wrote, “Sometimes I arrive just when God’s ready to have somone click the shutter.” That was the thought that came to mind on an late afternoon, early evening walk a few weeks ago. Spring had finally come. The warmth and fresh winds coming from the ocean had a hint of seaweed and…

Sunday Evening Reflection: On the Move

I celebrated Mother’s Day with a family of Geese. The goslings have arrived and have joined their parents on the Vancouver Seawall. The Seawall is separated into a pedestrian walkway and a bike lane. The Geese “gaggle” community believes that they have the right-of-way on both, but they seem to prefer the bikes lanes. My…

Sunday Evening Reflection: Welcome May

The emerald, with its rich and vibrant green of spring, is the birthstone of May. The rarest of all gemstones, emeralds are considered the symbol of rebirth and love. Looking back into the ancient times of Ramses II, tools found in the emerald mines of Egypt, suggest that the discovery of emeralds goes back to…

Sunday Evening Reflection – Good Things Will Come

Walking is a way to see the world through stories. Every street and road holds narratives created by those who have traveled the path. Memories live within locations, in walls, windows, doors, archways. As I walk, I add my own chapter by imagining the laughter, conversations, events that occurred over the years. A blogger friend…

Sunday Evening Reflection – The Italian Chapel

The idea of sacred spaces has been with us since ancient days.  Throughout the centuries, we have built temples to reach the heavens, made pilgrimages to seek knowledge, lived in the forests to connect with the earth.     Even now, we create personal areas for meditation and reflection, a way to reaffirm our thoughts and…