Posts tagged "transformation"
Let Us All Give Thanks!

Let Us All Give Thanks!

Thanksgiving in Canada comes in October, at a time where there are still Farmers Markets, pumpkins growing in the fields, leaves still on many trees, glowing with glorious color. Often there is crisp, clear air, stunning sunny days,,,moderate temperatures, and the rain hasn’t set in yet. All the above is true this year, and in...
Gratitude Is Transformative

Gratitude Is Transformative

Not long ago I was talking with friends about travel in India, how challenging it can be.  I remembered one trip that particularly rattled me.  And also brought home the message: Gratitude is Transformative. After attending a close friend’s wedding, my daughter, her partner, and I were scheduled to take a bus tour to one...
Searching for Benevolence

Searching for Benevolence

I often find myself wondering about the deep nature of reality, and ultimately searching for benevolence, I could even say longing for it.  Musing further on the question of good and evil, I sometimes ask myself how and where is goodness, benevolence to be found? Hmmm, what do actually I mean by that?  Well, many spiritual...
Joy and Discovery!

Joy and Discovery!

Joy and Discovery!  What a combination, eh?  I am about to take off on my annual bike trip with my daughter.  It will be our 5th, and the weather looks good.  For the first time, we will leave the rain gear behind, and this year we are hoping that the heat doesn’t sideline us!  I’m...
Moomin Messages

Moomin Messages

Moomin messages have transformed my life and my relationship in sweet and significant ways.  How so? Recently a friend introduced us to the writings of Tove Jannson, a Swedish speaking Finnish novelist, whose children’s books about Moominland, and its characters are treasured far and wide, but were unknown to me until a few months ago. Several...