Meeting with CORPORAL NADINE WAITR. She is the only female combat engineer in Canada and only female heavy equipment operator. She joined the CAF at 33 and spoke highly of the interesting work which she has done as an engineer and also of her experience in assisting with the earthquake in Nepal. The machinery below was what she used to clear the roads in Nepal after the earthquake!
When we understand that all of life is perfect, our pain is transformed to: “It is what it is.” A veil of peace and comfort warps itself around us, even though we may not quite understand all the pieces of life which has…
In all our conversations, I would sit and admire her quietly and sometimes even think to myself, “I want to be like Maija when I grow older.” She was beautiful in body and spirit and always dressed very elegantly. One day, in her living room, she said to me: “We Canadians have so much space to live in. We don’t need all that space. People in many other parts of the world, live in tiny spaces and they are happier. We feel that we need so much individual space…” She reflected quite a lot on social justice issues and how new immigrants were integrating in Canada.
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? Happy 2016! May this year bring you great health, peace, prosperity and much happiness. About a year ago, George Eliot showed up as one of my spiritual mentors in 10`4. (There is an article about how this all happened…
Last week, I had some moments when I could hear my spirit whispering to me, “Magdalene, you have to stop and take care of yourself. Your Spirit is feeling tired and if you continue like this, your Spirit won’t be able to help you take care of your body. Your Spirit does not feel welcomed in a tired body.”
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work. Stephen King Talent, of itself, is a pretty useless thing, until it can serve a purpose to create meaning, change something, add new perspectives,…
Life speaks to us in whispers and thunder.
Angels visit us in rags.
Passion burns through our fingers and visions are planted in the core of our hearts.
Intuition screams within with multiple layers of stories we have told ourselves.