candle hand“I don't want to be swallowed by the darkness. Nor do I want to be blinded by the beautiful façade. No, I want to be part of a people who see the darkness, know it's real, and then, then, then, light a candle anyway. And hold that candle up against the wind and pass along our light wherever it's needed from our own homes to the halls of legislation to the church pulpit to the kitchens of the world.”

- Sarah Bessey

obstacle"Love will find a way. Indifference will find an excuse."

- Ukrainian Proverb

amish buggyAnd no, they didn't e-mail them to me...

~ I am only one, but I'm still someone.

~ I cannot do everything, but I can do something.

~ Just because I cannot do everything does not give me the right to do nothing.

~ Remember when you talk you only repeat what you already know, but if you listen you may learn something.

mealTo lengthen your life, shorten your meals.

- Proverb

salon beautyIn dire need of a beauty make-over, I went to my salon with a fashion magazine photo of a gorgeous, young, lustrous-haired model. I showed the stylist the trendy new cut I wanted and settled into the chair as he began humming a catchy tune and got to work on my thin, graying hair.

I was delighted by his cheerful attitude until I recognized the melody. It was the theme from "Mission: Impossible."


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A discussion about Truth and Reconciliation with two members of the Wiikwemkoong First Nation, and a member and Chief of the Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation.

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