Tag Archives: support

Trying to start a positivity train

Whether due to the overwhelming political and climatic upheavals we see in the world or because of significant personal upheavals, staying positive has been a challenge for many/most of us these days. There are no easy answers.  More and more … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: when a friend’s in need, how can we help?

Sometimes when someone we care about is in need, we have to remind ourselves that we can’t fix everything, as much as we may want to. In some instances, appropriate words of encouragement may be helpful. But not always. Some … Continue reading

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Towards a fair and just society: what can an old lady do?

I am white. I am a well-educated white. I am the product of a stable, loving, supportive family, from a safe, stable neighbourhood. I don’t have a name that might have labeled me as a suspicious “other” of some ethnic … Continue reading

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