A life dedicated to service...

Week 30: Sweep like a monk

You don’t have to dress like one or sit on a cushion for hours on end, meditating. That what monastics do, women and men, day in and day out. They step into the stream of awakening’ in doing so pointing the way for us all. Simply being who they are and doing ordinary...
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Week 24: Enjoy everything you do

“Enjoy everything you do!” I heard myself calling after someone I’d just bumped into. What did I mean by that, I thought. What is it I wished for him? For all of us? “Ordinary thoughts course through our mind like a deafening waterfall,” says Jon...
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Week 15: What matters to you?

What Matters to You Day started in Norway in 2014, with the simple goal of encouraging meaningful conversations between patients, caregivers, and families, and their health care providers. A similar project is being organized by the BC Patient Safety and Quality Council (see...
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