Offering Compassion in the Face of Shock

Photo by Matt Collamer on Unsplash Shortly after starting my job downtown last year, I quickly began to learn of the complexities of homelessness and drug abuse.  Our office’s main floor washrooms were locked off and made available only to those who worked in the building and had electronic passes to get inside.  One of the building’s janitors … Continue reading Offering Compassion in the Face of Shock

When You’re Homesick for a Place or People who are No Longer There

I've been reading my way through the “Anne of Green Gables” books and earlier this week I came across a great quote from L.M. Montgomery in “Anne of the Island.”  It was the scene when Anne and one her good friends and roommate from the past three years, Phil, were taking one last walk through their … Continue reading When You’re Homesick for a Place or People who are No Longer There