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Commented reading - For your tomorrow

For Your Tomorrow: The Way of an Unlikely Soldier
Melanie Murray
ISBN: 978-0307359780

I recently received an unexpected email through Google Alerts, a service that informs me whenever new posts about my employer (Air Canada) become available, about an article in the Ottawa Citizen presenting a literary critique of...Show me more...


The 100 hours funeral marathon: from where the importance of having a draft eulogy

As some of you know, my father passed away on February 22, 2011 early in the day. And from the moment I received the sad news up until the reception following the funeral service; only 100 hours had elapsed. At first glance it may seem like a lot, but now...Show me more...


The English site is now fully functional

I just put the final touch to my English blog and wanted to share its latest developments with you. Its setup is therefore complete, for now that is, and you’ll find two functionalities which will make it easier for you to stay in touch with future developments. First, you’ll be...Show me more...


Christmas Reflections – Part 2: The Gift of self

The Gift of self – If you asked me: “Do you still believe in the magic of Christmas?” I would have to respond: “Certainly not as it is experienced by the majority of us since, considering the hyper-commercialization that surrounds the festive period,  I feel that we may have forgotten...Show me more...


Christmas Reflections – Part 1: A truly Intended Gift

A truly intended gift – For those of you that know me, you will know that I’m really not a fan of what I refer to as “celebration artificiality”, which in my opinion applies to all holidays and anniversaries. However, I find it to be even more amplified during the...Show me more...


The meaning of life

What is the purpose of my life? It’s a difficult question that I began pondering about a few of years ago. For some, this question may seem disturbing and even frightening to reflect upon. However, is it not imperative that such a question be asked? Does life not require a...Show me more...


What is a tribe?

What is a tribe?

I will soon publish an article in reference to my recent reading of a book called “Tribes” written by Seth Godin. This book is what inspired me to create this blog and, in the meantime, I invite you to read my “About” page in order to get...Show me more...


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