Sunday Evening Reflection with Mary Jo Malo

  Tonight, as I look out into my city that is embracing the night, I feel a sense of solidarity that comes from the lights that shine in the darkness.  In a time of uncertainty, we continue to meet challenges together, as a community.  In the darkness, there is light. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe once…

Moving On

There is a time to move on. That is what my grandmother told me many years ago. It is how we move on that makes life interesting, productive, meaningful. We cannot change time, or the season. What we can do is embrace the present, to honour the moments that are given and affirm the poignancy…

Stopping Time

“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.”  Anaïs Nin I have often thought of this quote by Anaïs Nin – not in the context of a writer, but in the framework of a photo. Ever since Joseph Nicephore Niepce clicked the first photo in 1814, humanity has been beguiled by…

Embracing Transitions

…and the time came when the risk it took to remain in a tightly closed bud became infinitely more painful than the risk it took to blossom. Anaïs Nin (1903 – 1977)