• The spark of love brought me out of the dark valley of pain

    Here is my article published in the Montreal Gazette and other Postmedia newspapers across Canada on Oct. 12, 2011. It gave me the opportunity to share the work of love with a few readers, new clients and at a few speaking engagements. Last week, Sharon Kirkey’s series of articles about people suffering with chronic pain […]

  • Why We Suffer (Have Faith)

    It’s hard to understand why we suffer. It’s even harder when you have suffered a lot yourself. I know survivors of trauma who completely lost their faith—not just in others or in God, but in life and in themselves. They begin to see everything through the lens of their painful experience. When I was teaching […]

  • Be Green Inside

    The cliché is something like: You can’t change the world without changing yourself. Peace in the world requires peace within. You can’t love your neighbour without loving yourself. You know how it goes. I am also of the conviction that it is not enough to try to “do” more green things–like all the lifestyle changes […]