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Gardening as spiritual practice

October 6, 2015

Many of us at this time of year look at our gardens with a slight tinge of nostalgia. The plants are still gorgeous, but hey, we’re Canadians. We know that it’s October and winter is just around the corner. Some of us are already looking at seed catalogues, thinking about next spring, or wondering when […]

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What are you nourishing yourself with?

Do you worry about what your kids are eating? Or what your own diet is like? We are currently sharing our home with a delightful two-year-old and her mother, and food plays a significant role in this little girl’s life. She loves goldfish crackers and grapes and yogurt – sometimes all together. She’d probably eat […]

Being really seen and heard

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission held its closing events in Ottawa from May 31 to June 3. In a completely unrelated event five years earlier, May 31, 2010, performance artist Marina Abramovic closed out her powerful exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, called Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present. Why place […]

Don’t worry, be happy

Here’s a little song I wrote You might want to sing it note for note Don’t worry. Be happy. -Bobby McFerrin A couple weeks ago at the beginning of my Sunday talk at our church, I showed the music video to the classic Grammy-winning song, Don’t Worry, Be Happy. The video features Bobby McFerrin and […]

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