Powerful Pauses

It’s something great artists use. Every musician, artist, speaker, and poet uses pause. For the majority of us, it’s there to take a breath or form an outline. It’s functional and necessary. This is just ‘pause’. In the hands of an artist, ‘pause’ is intentional, not functional. Pause is the absence, the silence, the negative […]

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Lessons in Thankfulness

Today is one of my favourite days of the year. Every week we write a note listing all the things we are thankful for that week and place it in our thanksgiving jar. Today is the day we crack it open. Every year I am amazed by the sheer number of increadible things for which […]

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What is useful

Imagine going on a hike and filling your backpack with items you are unlikely to use, but really like. It doesn’t make sense. When we prepare for a hike we only pack what will be useful. We also pack some emergency equipment we hope we won’t need but will be grateful to have if we […]

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