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Signs of Hope #8: Winter Warm Up

Toronto was hit with some frigid temperatures this past week. It felt like -40°C at one point. If you are reading this, you are probably privileged – you have warm homes to go to, warm clothes to layer. But many of our city’s residents don’t have what we consider basic necessities. The homeless, and those […]

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Handstands and falling in love

Relationships are hard…so are handstands. When I was a kid, I fondly recall handstands being easy. Kicking up against a wall, no fear. I’m pretty sure relationships were a lot easier too…well maybe not with boys; they thought girls had cooties. When we were younger, we had no fear. As we grow older, we learn […]

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Letting Go

There are times when life gently hands us a lesson and we either learn it or not. It’s those times that the wind changes and life’s sailboat takes an unexpected turn. Other times life lessons smash us up as if that little sailboat hit the cliffs. This one tends to be part of larger, dramatic […]

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So connected

It’s Friday, 4:15pm and I send a couple final texts to say “I’m off, love you”.  One long hold on my phone’s power button and it begins. A weekend without my phone or my computer. A weekend without the social networking addictions, the constant need to check my email or post an Instagram of what […]

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