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Breaking Is Freeing

This poem resonates with me in many ways. I've never felt so broken, but so real. ~Spoken by Alike (Adepero Oduye) in Pariah Written by Dee Rees Heartbreak opens onto the sunrise For even breaking is opening And I am broken I’m open Broken to the new light without pushing in Open to the possibilities within, pushing out See the love shine in [...]

2017-08-18T19:08:57+00:00August 18th, 2017|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Breaking Is Freeing

Today We’re All Refugees #WelcometoCanada #NoBan

Dispatches from Cyberspace are random writings about recent events, my life, and my much loved and missed daughter ~ Rehtaeh  "He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it." ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. Coming to Canada as a Refugee Canada’s Refugee and Humanitarian Resettlement Program is for people [...]

2017-01-29T00:39:23+00:00January 29th, 2017|Categories: Dispatches|Tags: , |Comments Off on Today We’re All Refugees #WelcometoCanada #NoBan

Life is Tough; Get a Dog

Dispatches from Cyberspace are random writings about recent events, my life, and my much loved and missed daughter ~ Rehtaeh  Meet Alice This little girl is Alice. She's a three month old pug we've had now for two weeks. It's been a long time since I felt the smile muscles on my face hurt, but she gave me little choice. Ozzy (our other pug) [...]

2017-01-24T22:37:45+00:00January 24th, 2017|Categories: Dispatches|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Life is Tough; Get a Dog

In Remembrance – PO2 Craig Blake

Petty Officer 2nd Class Craig Blake, 37, was killed 3 May, 2010, while he and his team were walking back to camp Monday afternoon, about 25 kilometres southwest of Kandahar City. They had just finished disposing of an improvised explosive device when a second device detonated. Craig was a dedicated and loving husband, father, son, hockey coach [...]

2016-11-18T20:35:26+00:00November 11th, 2016|Categories: Random Posts|Tags: |Comments Off on In Remembrance – PO2 Craig Blake

Today Remember

Today, remember the women murdered in the Montreal Massacre and all the women we have lost. The École Polytechnique Massacre, also known as the Montreal Massacre, occurred on December 6, 1989, at the École Polytechnique in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. In Remembrance: Geneviève Bergeron (born 1968), civil engineering student Hélène Colgan (born 1966 [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:54+00:00December 6th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , |Comments Off on Today Remember

For the Both of Us

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] [su_quote cite="Sascha - from Wintersun"]As long as I can, I will look at this world for both of us, As long as I can. I will laugh with the birds, I will sing with the flowers, I will pray to the stars, For the both of us. As long as I can I will remember how many things On this earth were your joy, An [...]

2015-09-30T09:34:54+00:00September 19th, 2015|Categories: Zen|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on For the Both of Us

Pale Blue Dot

[su_quote cite="Carl Sagan, Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space, 1997 "]From this distant vantage point, the Earth might not seem of any particular interest. But for us, it's different. Consider again that dot. That's here. That's home. That's us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human b [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:03+00:00June 19th, 2015|Categories: Zen|Tags: , , |1 Comment
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