Old Dog Lying in the Sun

This is a story told to me by a dear friend. Her name is Jessica Adams. I asked her if I could use her real name and she said yes. I am passing her story along because it was of great benefit to me. When I listened and received it, it was no longer a […]

Avoid Wasteful Gift Giving

Avoid Wasteful Gift-Giving
By Michael Jessen

One Christmas when I was in Grade Three, I starred in a school play about some children who snuck down to unwrap presents under the tree well before Christmas morning. The parents – knowing this would happen – wisely put the practical gifts, not the toys, under […]

A Foot in Both Worlds

When we were living in India, there was not much about our life that was certain, safe and predictable. Life in that country is full of wild and spontaneous happenings that cannot be controlled. Floods, cholera and diptheria, landslides, thieves, and terrorists were a regular part of our landscape. Not to mention daily power outages […]

Healthy and Fit

The Get Healthy and Fit Kootenay Campaign  is just around the corner.  This
unique campaign is the first in our community to bring all businesses from the
wellness industry together to promote health and fitness while supporting the
education of our children who hold our future in their hands.
EMG proudly sponsors local schools, local teams, local daycares, local […]

Live Exhibition

How Much is That Potter in the Window – The one with the spinning Wheel…
eARTh Community Clay Studios Supports Local Artists with a Live Exhibition

Nelson BC – From Saturday November 28th to Monday the 30th Diane Walters of eARTh Community Clay Studios is particularly excited to feature local and innovative […]

Entering the Heart

We tend to be consumed in the right idea of what is good for us.  In an effort to unravel the mystery, our minds construct fantastic stories about how things should go. Mystical teachings suggest following the wisdom of Spiritual guidance by hearing it with the heart, rather than analyzing it in the mind.  […]

The Soul’s Code

I want to thank all the people who have written to me from all over the world in response to my newsletters. I love getting your emails. Please let me know if there is anything in particular you would like me to focus on: a question or challenge you might be working with.
People have been […]

Fair Trade for Peace Market

Fair Trade for Peace Market

Self-Design ISK is hosting it’s own fair trade Holiday Fare! With hand-made crafts from 1000 Villages, local artisans and our own students!
The event is being put on by SD ISK’s Interdisciplinary Studies Class as a fundraiser. This September, the school hosted 19 Italian youth and their two teachers as part of […]