• Being The Gardener

    “Out of damp and gloomy days, out of solitude, out of loveless words directed at us, conclusions grow up in us like fungus: one morning they are there, we know not how, and they gaze

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  • Being a Mirror

    The word “enabling” gets a bad rap. Long associated with a dysfunctional relationship dynamic, the popular meaning for this term is unhealthy behaviour that allows for the continuation of an addiction. Probably the most common

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  • Living the Love

    Recently a dear friend, who also happens to be a cloistered nun, wrote me this: “Live the love, not the problem.” This was after a particularly heavy rain in New Brunswick, which caused a terrible

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  • The Eavestrough Gardener

    This summer, I noticed little plants growing up out of the eaves of my house. For those of you who are more diligent about home maintenance, this might sound quite horrifying. It was definitely surprising.

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  • Redefining Meditation

    “Meditation is listening to the Divine within.” —Edgar Cayce This is how I define meditation now. But if you’re anything like I used to be, not very long ago, you might think of meditation as

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  • Facing a Fear

    Way back in the year 2001, I had my astrology chart read. It was altogether fascinating, but here’s the part that really struck me. Let’s set the scene with a little dialogue. Astrologer: (Smiling and

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