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Betrayal and Grief

So, I ask you, do we grieve when someone has betrayed us?  Think of a time when someone you trusted or believed in, turned against you.  It doesn’t have to be something as big as losing your job or marriage.  It … Continue reading

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For the greater good, could I do it?

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

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Another New Year’s..uggggg

Father Time is a slippery fellow.  It seems that no matter what, we’re either wishing time would speed up or slow down and what we get is the exact opposite.  It brings hope and dread, anxiety and joy and it … Continue reading

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The Magic of Christmas

There are so many things I could write about today especially considering recent events, but now is not the right time. Today is a day to muster up the strength for tomorrow and then more so for the New Year. … Continue reading

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Can you forgive?

Tis the season, right? To forgive, or to at least revisit that place we find so hard to go.  We all have people or things in our lives that could use a little forgiveness; people we feel have wronged us, … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day

What do we feel on Remembrance Day?  Gratitude – primarily, sadness – definitely, respect- without doubt, anger – maybe, frustration – probably,  but does forgiveness enter into it at all? This day has always held such meaning for me.  We … Continue reading

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Restorative Justice

A year or so ago, I was contacted by the Oprah Winfrey Network to see if I would be interested in doing a piece on Restorative Justice – a way to connect the victim and their offender to repair the … Continue reading

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Being Positive

Someone posted on Facebook how depressing reading it can be because lately it’s all negative. So, I’m vowing to return to my original goal of being more uplifting and positive. Yesterday I ended up in an establishment that I promised … Continue reading

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When is the right time to forgive?

There was an article in the Globe and Mail titled “A mother’s story: Her love never stopped” written by Gary Mason.  It wasn’t what I expected because it was about the mother of the male accused of kidnapping a 3 … Continue reading

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