I don't want this to seem flippant, or like a pep talk for those who are lost in the dark wood of their lives. (See our earlier post on the importance of acknowledgement.) Because "blooming" isn't just a question of flipping a switch. But, through many of the interviews I've done, about people doing work … Continue reading Bloom
Two weeks ago, Janet Ouchterlony's baby, Ryan, turned fifteen. As I'm sending mine off to kindergarten, she's entering a different phase, and I appreciated the insightfulness and heart of this post so much, I asked if we could share it here. Thanks to Janet for her permission and Ryan for permission to share this photo. +++ … Continue reading Notice the firsts, notice the lasts
"So what do we do about all the pain we see in the world? All the pain we feel our own lives? And why does it seem that our best efforts to help somebody feel better always backfire?" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2zLCCRT-nE This wonderful piece by Megan Devine is a wise and mind-opening teaching on how to help … Continue reading The way to help someone feel better is to let them be in pain
Don't mean to give you heart palpitations, but October is well underway and that means Christmas is almost upon us. Come and support local artists and entrepreneurs at the Pemberton Children's Centre Christmas Bazaar. The ever popular cookie table will raise money for the Pemberton Children's Centre. Crafts and artisan goods, live music and food. … Continue reading Save the date, or plan your baking and crafting mission. Annual Christmas Bazaar tradition continues on December 1 with a new location at the Community Centre
The most favourite part of my job is helping others achieve their goals, seeing our community adapt to the ever changing labour market and overcome barriers together. ~ Telase Pascal, Employment Counsellor Thanks to Linnea Ward, Telase Pascal and Ruth Dick for sharing a week in their work-lives, at the new-this-year Lil'wat Employment Training and … Continue reading When the Lil’wat Employment Training and Resource Centre got their instagram on
Thank you to Eric Mcintyre for permission to share this image of our beautiful backyard.
As a proud worm mama, who digs up my garden and compost bed with a huge surge of joy at the sight of every wriggler, I couldn't resist passing along this blessing, as shared by a friend. We give thanks for all those who are moved, in their lives, to heal and protect the earth, … Continue reading Blessings on the breeders of worms