Author: Christopher Thomson

Caged Bird

Today, we begin another year of celebrating our lives together, sharing our thoughts and feelings, our joys and sorrows. I have chosen this morning to celebrate the life and words of an inspiring Afro-American poet, Maya Angelou. I’ll start with a thumbnail portrait. 

She … read more.

Pact for Transition

A Pact for the Transition – from Words to Action

At the end of 2018, our Québec artistic community has announced le Pacte pour la Transition which combines a personal commitment to reducing our ecological footprint and slowing global warming with a vigorous lobby to press … read more.

2019 Stewardship Report

Summary: Investments, income & expenditures ALL DOWN.

Last year, investments were up markedly although income and expenditures were both on a continuing downward trend.

So this year is the first recent year where our investments have declined over the year, due to stock market drops in the … read more.

Water: As Life Streams On

Leonardo da Vinci believed that water was to the world as our blood is to our body. It is a vehicle of nature and connects all to all. Streams, rivers, seas and oceans all speak to the flows of energy and connection through our lives … read more.

Two to the Power of One

The being of A one and only one

Amongst thousands of millions of other ones

 

So many Thems and Those

Sharing a remarkable likeness

All with a heart, head and – mostly – ten toes

 

With such great sum, individual ones can get lost and hard to see

The greatness in … read more.