Monthly Archives: July 2015

Our Purpose Here: Finding Work And Play

<note to self> Two different takes on finding our purpose here, in work and play: Richard Rohr finds ‘God in the ordinary events of life, love, eating, working, playing’. Meanwhile, Little Lake developers in Midland, Ont, find something else in … Continue reading

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Woody Guthrie

<note to self> for a while, i’ve been reading modern poetry, which actually goes back more than 150 years to walt whitman (pictured). in fact, i have an english degree, so you’d think i’d be used to modern poetry. still, … Continue reading

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The Circle

<note to self> i once wrote about the circle and its primacy, an observation echoed by richard rohr, who adds that ‘the shape of a circle [is] an endless ring symbolizing the interconnectedness of all things.’ he quotes black elk, … Continue reading

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Steeleye Span

<note to self> is ‘cultural genocide’ too strong? jeffrey simpson of the globe and mail thinks so. but i don’t. ‘cultural genocide’ is the conclusion of the truth and reconciliation commission (as i blogged last week). for example, natives once … Continue reading

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