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Mark Andrew
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I Get Along Without You Very Well. Of Course I Do.
I get along without you very well, of course I do. I never think of that night back in college when I held you for hours in complete silence, when we just stared into each others eyes. I don't remember that they were the most intimate moments of my life. Of...

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This Can't Be Love, Because I Feel So Well
Tonight I found myself listening to perhaps my all-time favourite female singer, Judy Garland (honourable mentions to Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald). I was listening to a collection from her Capitol Records years from 1955-1965 and a medley came on of ...

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New Years Song For The Broken-Hearted
for those whose situation does not yield for a cup of kindness here. for those who will still wonder where their next meal will come from in 2016. for those who have long given up on 2017 and 2018, and the years beyond long long ago when you were deeply hur...

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At The End Of The Year
At The End Of The Year The particular mind of the ocean Filling the coastline’s longing With such brief harvest Of elegant, vanishing waves Is like the mind of time Opening us shapes of days. As this year draws to its end, We give thanks for the gifts it br...

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Co-existence Is A Foundation, But Peace Is Much Deeper.
"Real peace implies something deeper than polite acceptance of those who are different. It means meeting those who are different, appreciating them and their culture, and creating bonds of friendship with them. Family, culture, religion, community, and frie...

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Scraping Off The Mud That Hides The Light
How long have you been caked in mud? I'm not talking about dirt, the kind that you can quickly shake off like a Taylor Swift song; I'm talking about deep, dense mud that you've either covered yourself in or had flung at you by someone else. Maybe you think ...

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The Role Of Religion & Inner Wholeness As We Seek Global Peace
Quaker pastor and author Philip Gulley. "I have a friend who believes a personal relationship with Jesus is essential for peace. He cites as proof the violence and upheaval in nations that aren't predominantly Christian. Though predominantly Christian natio...

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Recovering Our Love Of Mystery
"As our dark nights deepen, we find ourselves recovering our love of mystery. When we were children, most of us were good friends with mystery. The world was full of it and we loved it. Then as we grew older, we slowly accepted the indoctrination that myste...

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Terrorism & You: Go Ahead And Be Afraid
The last few weeks, and if I'd been paying closer attention the last few months, have perhaps been the most shockingly violent that I've seen when turning on The National  or listening to CBC Radio 1 in the morning. Like many, I largely ignored terrorist at...

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Tempest In A Pee-Cup
Each of us faces adversity in our lives. Some of us seem to face more of it than others, and to varying degrees. We're unhappy with our relationship statuses (stati?), jobs, family life, or how our preferred sports teams are performing. Someone cuts in fron...
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