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


bad.min.ton  |ˈbadmintn | nouna game with rackets in which a shuttlecock is played back and forth across a net.ORIGIN named after Badminton, a country home in southwestern England.(Oxford American Dictionary)After playing this afternoon for a little over an hour, my arm is sore and shaking.  I haven't played in years.  I'm out of shape.  Question: How … Continue reading badminton