We are all connected in our journey from Me to We. If there's one thing I wish to succeed at as a parent, it is to teach my child that there is a larger world outside of ourselves and that we all have a journey from Me to We. At the tender age of six, I believe Little One is on the right track. I see it in how caring, compassionate, empathetic, kind, gentle, giving and … [Read more...]
We Day ~ Will you answer the Call for Change?
When I was ten years old, I wrote a letter to the Minister of the Environment. I penned a letter on a sheet of loose leaf and wanted a call for action since I felt something needed to be done about clear-cutting, deforestation, acidic precipitation, etc, etc, etc. I was ten and I wanted to make a difference. Years later, when I was in high school, I joined the Amnesty … [Read more...]
How Manitoulin Island Grew a National Champion
Guest post written by Robert Maxwell. Few older brothers are fortunate enough to experience the thrill of watching their younger sibling become a nationally and internationally ranked athlete. Fewer still live in a place as remote as Manitoulin Island. My 15-year-old brother, Joseph is one of those rare sort who’s made both true in my case. That’s one reason I’m so proud of … [Read more...]