Posts tagged "transformation"

Reasons To Be Grateful: Let Me Count the Ways

Reasons to be grateful: let me count the ways indeed! I am a dual citizen, and one of the benefits (and there are soooo many…ay, there is a good reason to be grateful right there), is that I have the loverly experience of celebrating Thanksgiving twice every fall! In honour of the US Thanksgiving late...
Be Kind

Be Kind

Be kind, be calm, be safe… These are the words with which the BC health officer ends every update with.  Dr. Bonnie Henry (written up in the New York Times : The Top Doctor Who Aced the Coronavirus Test), is indeed a gem, and we are blessed to have her leading the way.   Be kind,...
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...