Can we afford not to be kind?

In an age of decreasing civility, I wanted to share two short and recent stories from my own experience. The first is a neighbour who is not well-liked in our small community. He’s been a rather nasty man, has burnt most of the bridges of those around us. He is often the subject of conversation…

Be kind to yourself

I’ve been loving this man’s music as I hear more of it… he has a real knack for saying and writing the words that resonate with me. Life is hard. As my mother keeps saying, nothing is easy. I’m not sure that NOTHING is easy. Some things are easy….like making a cup of coffee, finding…

Building a better world

Perhaps you know the scenario – it’s a beauty pageant (not sure that is still a thing) and the host approaches one of the beautiful candidates for the crown of Miss ??? and asks the question: “what one thing, if you were able, would you wish upon the world?” And the candidate, after a brief…