Tag Archives: kindness

Raising Children With Compassion Helps Us Build A World Where Denial is Not A Fixture

Until two days ago, I thought I had figured out the column. It was to revolve around denial. The news that poured down the media pipe last week following the inauguration ceremony south of the border offered plenty of reasons to delve into the topic. First came the news of the approval of the Dakota… Read More »

The Stuff We Need More Of

  Originally published as a column on CFJC Today on January 9, 2017.  Every now and then I come across a quote that resides in my thoughts for days. Such was the case of the words I later discovered to belong to David Orr, professor of environmental studies and politics (quite the combination), writer, and… Read More »

It’s That Promising Time Of The Year

  Originally published as a column on CFJC Today on January 2, 2017. Today, on the first day of the year, I had the sweet chance to hold an 11-day-old baby for a few minutes. It’s a form of therapy you could say. Blissfully unaware of the hubbub around her, the baby slept, and her… Read More »