Tag Archives: Friends

Talking to “God” on the Big White Telephone

When I was growing up, we had a picture of a poem hanging up in our bathroom near the toilet. It was called “A Smile” and the author was unknown. My mother had bought this picture while pregnant with me. … Continue reading

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What I Learned from Mr. Tall, a Man Named Gary, and Cab No. 549

I was sitting on a patio at a pub in Toronto the other night. It was nearly 1 am. I’d just been babysitting a friend’s kids and afterwards hopped in a cab with some other friends and headed to the … Continue reading

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Addictions as Allies

We’ve all got addictions but according to Rob Brezsny who writes an astrology column called Free Will Astrology and has a book called Pronoia, even when these addictions obstruct our path we can still view them as our friend: “Your … Continue reading

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The Day I Started Running Through the Park

When placed in a situation that is challenging, what do you think about? Do you grumble and moan about things? Find yourself second-guessing everything? Simply lie down and go to sleep? Or do you focus on the solution. Find yourself … Continue reading

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