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A Time for Reflection!

“REFLECTION IS THE LAMP OF THE HEART. IF IT DEPARTS, THE HEART WILL HAVE NO LIGHT.” – Abdullah ibn Alawi al-Haddad, (17th century spiritual master) My sweetie and I have just completed our 14 day “voluntary” isolation after returning from the USA. We have chosen to stay in isolation way past this 2 week time […]

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Home Sweet Home!

Hi everybody. We are home from the USA and are in day number 10 of our voluntary 14 day isolation as I type this post. We got home the day before the mandatory 14 days of isolation order came down from our BC Health Minister. The government order pertains to people who have just returned […]

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A tribute to my brother, Scott.

Last week I lost one of my 6 siblings. My brother, Scott, just 61 years old, has gone to be with other family and friends who have left this world. https://www.mundellfuneralhome.com/notices/Scott-Mundell Scott was such an athletically talented and comedic character. I grew up just behind Scott. He and I were 2 years apart in age […]

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MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!

Wow….it’s that time of year again. My mother always told me that life goes by faster as we get older. With Christmas upon us again, I’m inclined to agree with her analogy in this regard. It seems like Christmas 2018 just passed and here we are at Christmas 2019. Speaking about my Mom….my beautiful and […]

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Asking for help!

This is a topic that I am living with every day now. My Multiple Sclerosis is at the point that I have no other choice than to ask for help with most of the day-to-day things I use to take for granted. It’s not an easy thing to do, especially me with an A type […]

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Understanding

As the great Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hans said “UNDERSTANDING IS LOVE’S OTHER NAME. IF YOU DON’T UNDERSTAND YOU CANT LOVE.” Understanding others is “empathy”. In fact it is the top of the list when defining understanding. The skill or “Art” of understanding is something many people do not possess. People who are understanding of […]

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Awe…time in the great outdoors!

I’ve just enjoyed the best summer I’ve had in 7 years. Why? Because I was able to spend approximately 3 days a week totally outdoors in the sun, warmth, green space of Bear Mountain golf courses, surrounded by thick forests, views of the ocean and mountains with plenty of deer to enjoy. It is so […]

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The Battle of Body Image

Most of my life I’ve battled with the size of my body, the pant size I’m wearing or the numbers on the bathroom scale. I’m not alone with this. I think every woman on this planet has something about her body she’s not happy with. Thankfully when I took on a very healthy diet and […]

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A good life lesson

I’m always looking for a good life lesson….a story about someone who has overcome adversity, or a lesson shared between a parent and a child to teach the child how to live strong and compassionate and well. There are so many life lessons out there to grab onto. If you are looking for them you […]

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10 Years Without Alcohol

Wow….it’s so hard to believe that my sweetie and I chose to stop drinking alcohol June 25th, 2009….and it’s been 10 years since then. We are so glad we made this choice. First of all because it is so much better for my Multiple Sclerosis but more so it was a good decision for both […]

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