Monthly Archives: October 2006

>qana

> Patti Smith has recorded a new song: “Qana”:[band version] [solo version] There’s no onein the villagenot a humannor a stonethere’s no onein the villagechildren are goneand a mother rocksherself to sleeplet it come downlet her weep the dead lay … Continue reading

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>voluntary simplicity

>”Voluntary simplicity is easier to promote when it is clear that it offers abundant opportunities for growth. Life-based pursuits, or the ‘3 L’s’ — Learning, Love and Laughter — as they are referred to for our sound bite world, offer … Continue reading

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>frugal living

>”Everyone has the right to decide how they want to live and spend their money according to their own values, but those who want to practice the art of gentle living will consider others in addition to one’s own happiness. … Continue reading

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>is god green?

>god is amazing. i missed seeing elizaberth may, leader of the national green party, speak in orillia tonight. but she was on tvo’s The Agenda and you can watch this video clip of “Elizabeth May | Climate Change Conundrum” . … Continue reading

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>thin spaces and a great lake of beer for the king of kings

>another sunday at st. george’s, my mother’s church. thanksgiving sunday with a celtic communion. the sermon was given by rt. revd. bishop asbil (retired), former rector of st. george’s and now bishop-in-residence. i went to high school with his sons, … Continue reading

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>St. Francis of Assisi: Fratello sole, sorella luna

>tomorrow marks the anniversary of the death of this most beloved saint, and wednesday is his feast day. he is the patron saint of of animals, merchants, Italy, Catholic action, and the environment. how’s that for a mixed bag? his … Continue reading

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