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Lane Walkers

“The greatest gains and values are farthest from being appreciated. We easily come to doubt if they exist. We soon forget them. They are the highest reality.” — Walden… 910 more words


Trickle Down Philanthropics

“Give to us, so we can
Give to them”

Is what they say
With eyes fixed on
Their target

“We can help like
No one else can” 240 more words


The Long Con

My “What Would You Do?” seminars are filled with tough, thought provoking clinical issues. So, I was happily surprised to find the anecdote below in my… 164 more words

Clinical Supervision

Tank: Debates on firepits, panhandling mirror each other

On the surface, panhandling and backyard fires appear to have little in common.

But the debates at Saskatoon city council about both issues have been remarkably similar discussions, pitting residents’ presumed rights against concerns about public safety and nuisance behaviour. 663 more words


Spare Change

Earlier in February on a cold Saturday morning I was sitting in the food court in the downtown shopping centre, eating a Bacon & Egger (registered trademark of A & W), waiting for my wife and daughter when I was approached by a homeless man. 883 more words

Social Justice

Busking: Costumes

Q: Is it kosher to busk in costume?
A: Yes, as long as you aren’t dressed as a pig.

Q: What if the costume has nothing to do with the busking? 206 more words