Because of the Forgetting

Because of the Forgetting

Because I often forget that hate is stealthy and patient, quietly crouching in the darkest parts of us, the places we are afraid to look. It doesn’t care which label you or the rest of the world uses – often foists on you and spews at you with vehemence. Be you...
Organizational Hope

Organizational Hope

Does your organization regularly sow, and grow hope? Optimism can be hard in large systems, but seeking it out, and nurturing it can result in wildly positive results. Look for the good stories. Tell them often and with vigour. Make  time and space for acknowledging...
Shit I Learned Going Back to School.

Shit I Learned Going Back to School.

    This Sept. 2nd I began a new path and returned to school for the first time in ….um well… lets just say a really long while. I went to school for a long time, and still, some of this shit is news to me.   In no particular order here is what I am...
Come on CBC!

Come on CBC!

Todays article from CBC about the Ontario Mother who threatened to abandon her daughter on the steps of the Ministry of Human Services-for want of a group home placement, has left me saddened, worried and a more than a little ticked off about the irresponsible...
World Down Syndrome Day

World Down Syndrome Day

What ever you do to mark World Down Syndrome Day, do it with love and insistence, joy and expectation, symbolism AND ACTION. Make some noise, tell the truth and demand equity. That which is pithy and trivial can never represent the fortitude and resiliency of...