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Protecting our Children – Are We Doing Enough?

There is a common expression ‘We Do Not Inherit the Earth from Our Ancestors; We Borrow It from Our Children’ and as we reflect on how we are doing as a society as citizens we must ask ourselves if we … Continue reading

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Let Them in Cake…

Although the claims of Marie-Antoinette saying ‘Let them eat cake’ can be historically described as literary fiction, the symbolic reality of her misquoted statement was accurate. Prior to the French Revolution the King of France Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette were … Continue reading

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Humanity Lost: Twenty Years Later

A few years ago I was asked in a job interview: If you could talk to anyone living or dead, who would it be and why? A great question, but certainly not an easy one. Would it be one of … Continue reading

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We have the Knowledge-Just not the Will

Sometimes growing older has its challenges. I am not sure I remember the last time I woke-up without some kind of ache or pain. Some people will tell us that as we look back on the way things were we … Continue reading

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Where in the World is Tommy Douglas?

There is a mendacity (untruthfulness) in politics today that demands a return for politicians like one of Canada’s heroes. Tommy Douglas understood the United Nations Gross National Happiness Index (GNH). He understood the wealth of a nation, of a society, … Continue reading

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Finding Happiness

In life, all actions result in consequences for ourselves and others. When we discover that the smallest action creates this effect, one becomes thoughtful of what we do. (Mitch, When Eagles Dare to Fly, by James W Hoddinott) In order … Continue reading

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