When Warriors Try to Weave

When Warriors Try to Weave

Living Systems, Jung’s Archetypes, and the Fullness of What’s Needed to Cultivate Regenerative Community I recently participated in a nourishing 3½-day gathering of people dedicated to regenerative, life-aligned ways of living. Presentations and conversations swirled...
The Refugee’s Gift

The Refugee’s Gift

I’ve been helping a family of Syrian refugees – Omar, Salwa and their 7 children – since they arrived here 3 weeks ago, sponsored by the Unitarian Church of Montreal. After escalating violence, their home was destroyed by bombs 4 days after the...
You Can’t Plant a Forest

You Can’t Plant a Forest

“You can’t plant a forest,” a friend said to me recently.  He was speaking in general terms, saying: it’s a physical impossibility.  After mentally wrestling with the concept for a moment, the phrase struck me with its deep, practical wisdom – and its vital...