Category Archives: real love

Say What Needs to be Said: The Positive Potential of Your Relationships

On Thursday, November 24th at 7 pm, I’ll be speaking on the topic of healthy relationships at the Tommy Douglas Library 7311 Kingsway (at Walker Avenue). This free presentation is sponsored by the Burnaby Division of Family Practice and the … Continue reading

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My Working Summer Staycation

What can you do when plans go awry? Accept what you cannot change; appreciate what you have, and make the best of it. I had the opportunity to put this into practice when I had to cancel my family vacation. … Continue reading

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The Game Changer in Life: Seeing the Best in You

I confess that whenever I came across a green bag labeled for donation after my children had cleaned their rooms, I would rummage through it. There I might find books and collectible items I thought they would treasure forever. After … Continue reading

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Love . . . the real thing

I believe we are each a unique manifestation of the divine in this world. When we are self-less, identifying less with this everchanging physical body and the elaborate personal story of endlessly conditioned thoughts and feelings that we have created … Continue reading

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To love and be loved: the point of it all

  Love is central to our lives. It is the purpose, passion and meaning of life. To love and be loved is the point of it all.Yet love, so important and central to our lives, is a complex experience and … Continue reading

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#7 The Three Gifts

Each morning before rising, I open my mind with a meditation of gratitude for the gifts of a new day. There are three gifts that we are each given: the gift of place, the gift of person and the gift … Continue reading

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#3 Your Book of Good

  In literature, it’s been said that comedies end with weddings and tragedies with funerals. Since we are all mortal, does that make life ultimately tragic? In the face of death, much of what has consumed our attention and energy … Continue reading

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