Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Sanctity of The Family


The Sanctity of the Family. What in the world does that phrase mean that is so often cited in political statements? This week an atrocious multiple murder that took place in Ottawa was in court and a verdict will be … Continue reading

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WITHOUT A HOME


WITHOUT A HOME     The perplexing thing is, that I never knew home until I left it.  I lost my sense of home when I emigrated. Before that, I knew where I belonged, who my people were and what my … Continue reading

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TEACHING OUR KIDS WHAT THEY NEED IN 2012


Have we taught our children what they need or did we miss the boat? In the days when my generation–baby boomers–were children, it was clear what the norms of our society were, even with existing minor differences between societal groups … Continue reading

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