Reflections 2010, Intentions 2011

Posted December 23rd, 2010 by & filed under Know Yourself.

Dear Friends, I am taking a break and starting to reflect on 2010 and set intentions for 2011. So I thought I would share some questions that might be helpful

Prisoner Art

Posted December 20th, 2010 by & filed under Art, Special Days.

The Yellow Ribbon Project is an initiative to give ex-offenders a second chance. I attended their community art exhibition this year and was very moved

Knowing where material things stand

Posted December 19th, 2010 by .

Happiness is…..knowing where material things stand during (and after!) Christmas. A 2002 study cited in the Journal of Happiness Studies, “What makes for a merry Christmas” by


Posted December 17th, 2010 by .

One of my favourite books is “Hope for the Flowers” by Trina Paulus. In it, two caterpillars set off on a journey together. One becomes

Advent Conspiracy

Posted December 16th, 2010 by .

I love the message of the Advent Conspiracy for those who honour Christmas -  Worship Fully, Spend Less, Give More and Love All. Their video says it

Book: The Gift of Nothing

Posted December 14th, 2010 by .

New York Times Bestseller “The Gift of Nothing” by Patrick McDonnell is a lovely picture book  that makes us appreciate that sometimes we need not give

Give Me Love on Christmas Day

Posted December 13th, 2010 by .

“Give me love on Christmas Day” by the Lilac Saints reminds us of what Christmas is about. I asked their percussionist, Desmond Sim, about the

Movie: It’s A Wonderful Life

Posted December 11th, 2010 by .

  Some movies nourish us…and I thought I’ll share some that nourish me. My first movie recommendation is Frank Capra’s “It’s A Wonderful Life” about