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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: Hope
Have any of you ever asked yourselves that question? Why am I here? What does it all mean? Why do some people seem to have it so easy and others so terribly hard? I’d like to say I have the … Continue reading
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
Life has a way of working itself out. I saw a presentation once by former Attorney General Michael Bryant. He had been charged with manslaughter after hitting a cyclist and killing him. Needless to say, his life was in turmoil … Continue reading
Some of you may remember Alison Parrott. She was abducted, raped and murdered in Toronto in 1986. She had become quite a good little runner and was to leave the day following her abduction to compete internationally. However, she was … Continue reading
Over the next two months, I will be speaking at various events about the benefits and personal growth associated with trauma. Did I just say benefits, personal growth and trauma in the same sentence? That might sound impossible or rare … Continue reading
All of us have problems. Some big and some small but none of us can escape that fact and we spend a lot of energy trying to become problem-free. According to a parable of the Buddha, we each have eighty-three … Continue reading
I seem to be hooked on “ted.com”, an internet site where fascinating people give short speeches about topics they consider to be important messages to share with the rest of us. Most of these speakers are far more intellectual than … Continue reading
This last week has held many challenges, reminding me that life can be darn hard work some times, and it’s up to us to pull ourselves up by our boot straps and find ways to carry on. Ultimately, we are … Continue reading
As we waited 3 long days for the jury to return with a decision of guilty or not guilty for Melissa Todorovic, we were, naturally, unhappy and stressed, yet there were many moments of levity. I dare say there might … Continue reading