In a fast paced world where we expect everything to progress within a one hour TV time slot or from an instant message, activities like knitting illustrate that a deliberate, slower pace can refocus and renew our spiritual connectedness with the divine and therefore with one another.

How the activity of knitting can be a healing expression of love

Do you think that knitting is one of those obscure, old-fashioned activities that only old women do in their church basements or Senior Centres?...
Numerous studies have shown the positive side of meditation, but a new book brings a more balanced, nuanced view of this ancient religious practice.

Bringing a Balanced View to Meditation

“ Meditation is very much like cooking lentils. The scum rises to the surface when you are doing this.” It’s an intriguing observation made by...
Malala Yousafzai's insights into the power of forgiveness highlights a spiritual solution to violence that can bring health and peace

Malala Yousafzai and the healing power of forgiveness

Is there a way to heal the effects of violence in our communities through forgiveness? 2014 Nobel Peace Prize co-winner, Malala Yousafzai, is not only...
Dickens well understood human nature, and wrote about it in all its various forms, but he also saw the capacity we each have for a change of heart.

Charles Dickens’ healthy Christmas gift- a change of heart

How can a man such as Scrooge, so shrivelled up inside, so angry, frustrated and narrow in how he saw his neighbours, have such...

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