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For the tragic story of Stefanie's death, click on Stefanie's picture to be linked to a Toronto Life magazine article.
Attract the Right PeopleYou can't expect to draw people into your life who are kind, confident, and generous if you're thinking and acting in cruel, weak, and selfish ways. You must be what it is that you're seeking- that is, you need to put forth what you want to attract. Dr. Wayne Dyer www.drwaynedyer.com
Category Archives: Giving of yourself
I’m part of a club—one I wouldn’t wish on my worst enemy, and yet one I wish everyone could join. The members have learned to take the worst that life can throw at them and still thrive…such an amazing example … Continue reading
A good friend of mine, a retired SEAL, has taught me many things. I’m fairly certain that the majority of them haven’t been terribly profound, such as the intricacies of Californian language structure (i.e. ‘whew hew’ versus ‘woo woo’) but … Continue reading
Is there anyone who isn’t looking for answers to the tragic events in Newtown Connecticut? …Anyone who hasn’t wondered what would possess someone to slash kindergarten-aged children in the ears and face with a knife in central China? These types … Continue reading
When Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson, Arun Gandhi, was growing up in South Africa in the 1940’s, he experienced extreme racism and violence. He was beaten up by white kids because he was black and by black kids because he was brown … Continue reading
As James prepares to leave 52 Division for his new promotion to Staff Sergeant, at 54 Division, he has been thinking about what he wants to leave with his co-workers. Every place he has ever worked, at least in a … Continue reading
Those who know me well know that I’m not a fan of Chinese food. Chalk it up to brainwashing as a child or closed mindedness, but whatever the reason, there are only a few dishes that I can say I … Continue reading
After one month of marriage, the police arrive at her door. Her husband had been charged with aggravated sexual assault and kidnapping and there was no mistake because he turned himself in. She shouldn’t have been overly surprised, of course, … Continue reading
During the first few weeks, and for months after Stefanie’s death, we noticed that as hard as it was for us, it was also very difficult for anyone we knew. All but a few people were at a loss for … Continue reading