Habits 

It’s interesting how old childhood habits manifest in one’s adulthood. When I was little I would become silent when offended. The silent treatment was my game — often I wouldn’t speak for days until an apology was made.  Now, without intention I fall silent when someone hurts me. I become incredibly pensive: deciphering the nature…

Fond/Found

  Find role models for friends: People with grit and gold who nourish you. Find teachers for mentors Folk who inspire you and fill your hands with life’s clues. Find family with endless, righteous love Those who support you, love you, and value you. The house you build is important Yet the communities you fill…

How Should We Talk About Intolerance? 

How should we discuss injustice and intolerance so that our audience isn’t uncomfortable, guilt-stricken or attacked? Simple. Well maybe not.  Personally, I don’t think it’s possible to have honest, behaviour changing conversations without these feelings. I do think there are ways of calling out racist, xenophobic, intolerant behaviours in a way that is respectful, but…

Paris 

“The one who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The one who walks alone is likely to find themself in places no one has been before.” — Albert Einstein  “You came here alone?” The waiter asked me as she placed a glass on my table. “Yes.” I said, smiling up…