The Power of Choice

I have been struggling to properly formulate my thoughts surrounding this post. Not simply because of the nature of the topic and its implications; but because I do not consider myself "good at it". It struck me when I heard a friend of mine, after losing her husband, stand in front of a large group … Continue reading The Power of Choice

A Lasting Impression

Over the weekend, my wife and I attended the prayer service and funeral for our friend, Alan DeSilva. It was inspirational to see the number of lives Alan influenced in his 30 years on earth. As part of the eulogy, we were reminded of a saying of Alan's that he truly embodied; and it has remained with … Continue reading A Lasting Impression

Reflections of the Sick

I want to apologize up front for my lack of writing lately. It seems that I blink and two weeks have gone by. I am full of good excuses, by the way: work has been busy, my wife had a stomach flu (while being 7 months pregnant), and now our family is collectively battling a … Continue reading Reflections of the Sick

Live Every Day

After reading some of the news articles and the realization of a tragic symmetry between the Eaton Centre shooting (Toronto, ON) and last night's shooting in Aurora, CO, I felt compelled to write something. It's horrifying to me that anyone could ever be in a mindset to do harm to others, let alone open fire in a … Continue reading Live Every Day