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"Call Me By My True Names"

As Thich Nhat Hanh lies in critical condition in a hospital after a brain hemorrhage, I sit here and try to take in these challenging words.   842 more words

Spirituality

Delivered from the Fiery Furnace

I was shocked to hear this morning on NPR of a Christian couple in Pakistan who were beaten to death by an angry mob for supposedly desecrating the Qur’an.   367 more words

The Spiritual Way

Dignity Dies With You

WRITTEN BY RICK REID

PHOTO FROM THE CANADIAN LIBRARY ARCHIVES

Joseph Boyden is one of Canada’s best novelists. I recently trekked to St. Albert, Alberta to watch him read from his book and be interviewed. 1,266 more words

Canada

Boston Globe: Who really runs the show?

THE VOTERS WHO put Barack Obama in office expected some big changes. From the NSA’s warrantless wiretapping to Guantanamo Bay to the Patriot Act, candidate Obama was a defender of civil liberties and privacy, promising a dramatically different approach from his predecessor.

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Truth And Reconciliation

Broadcaster Shelagh Rogers on "the most important conversations in Canada"

Boardwalk got a chance to chat with Shelagh Rogers, host of the CBC’s The Next Chapter, honourary witness to Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Aboriginal Schools, and upcoming Chancellor of the University of Victoria. 133 more words

Boardwalk Radio

"Love is something I don't know"

In my previous post I explained why I wanted to publish accounts from some survivors of Canada’s residential school system.

These are the words of Pearl Achneepineskum who attended residential school for 8 years. 157 more words

Indigenous Peoples