Category: Non Sequiturs

The truest prayer I know.

“This is what you shall do: Love the earth and sun and the animals, despise riches, give alms to everyone that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy, devote your income and labor to others, hate tyrants, argue not concerning God, have patience… Continue Reading “The truest prayer I know.”

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Dahlia bloom.

In my union capacity I just met with someone who is terminally ill and may not live past December. Thinking about the delicate and impermanent state of being human — the illusion that our lives are somehow up to us in the first place… Continue Reading “Dahlia bloom.”

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Featuring: Atwater Ceramics

A little while back, our household received a remarkable gift in the mail which I have been meaning to share with you: Incredible yes? And we think so too, which is why I wanted to let you all know about my friend Olia’s Etsy… Continue Reading “Featuring: Atwater Ceramics”

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Broken spoon, full heart.

I broke my spoon as darkness fell, clanging in the rainy streets of Vancouver with several hundred big-hearted folks. Smiles and whoops and cheers as we snaked our way past one intersection, into another and around. Around we go. ‘Twas the most fun I’ve… Continue Reading “Broken spoon, full heart.”

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A little politics in strange times.

The news is very strange this week. Body parts in the Ottawa mail. The sentencing of Charles Taylor. And that thing that happened in Florida earlier? It’s all a bit apocalyptic – stuff out of dark thrillers and horror movies – and the grey… Continue Reading “A little politics in strange times.”

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