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There were many words that came to mind; peace, thoughtful, happy, strength, commitment. These are potent and valid, but somehow didn’t…Continue
Candlelight flickered and cast a warm glow inside the old log house. Dinner was long finished and the remnants tucked away for another day. The children were scrubbed clean, cozy in their pyjamas and eagerly awaiting the arrival of St. Nick. A candle burnt too low, stuttered and went out. “Maman, you have to find another candle.” The mother, prepared for this eventuality, placed a fresh candle to join the flickering lights of the others on the Christmas tree.
A pine tree. With…Continue
Like many of you I feel raw, tender, and I don’t know when that will change. Thinking of lost lives and dreams and all those fractured families in Connecticut has left me a bit broken inside.
We haven’t spoken to our eight year old about the horror, but did with Bou. He’s 13 and there will be a lot of talk come Monday morning at school. D explained the magnitude of the loss, but it is incomprehensible to any mind let alone someone so young. He warned Bou that we can’t allow the…Continue
I don’t know what the numbers are, but there are 1000s of new books released every year. The ability to put pen to paper with focus and persistence is quite wonderful, particularly when all the pieces click. Books are the catalyst for conversations, bring joy, offer new viewpoints or fresh eyes on a situation and provide a needed escape to different worlds. And it is a human necessity. Take a look through history; fireside tales, mythology, art and music, these are present in every society…Continue