"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter" - Martin Luther King Jr That quote has been a mantra of mine for over forty years. It was eight years after his death before I discovered it. The essence of that sentence became a way of life for me much to … Continue reading The White Noise of Activism
I have always appreciated this comment by the late Mr. King Jr. I have been an activist for the better part of my life but at the time the term "disciplined nonconformists" meant little to me, it just sounded cool. I was really too young (probably about 17) to understand the negativity around the … Continue reading Access Activists
I am sure everyone has heard the saying "Life is a beach" which is really a derivative of a much negative saying. But somewhere along the line someone took the negativity out of the "life is a bitch" originating statement and turned it into a more positive. I think that is a good thing. My … Continue reading Life is a Beach!
Charities and goodwill are changing, not only in Canada, but worldwide. And they are changing for a wide range of reasons, some good and some bad. Canada is now experiencing what has been referred to as "charity chill". Charities who may have an ideology that is oppositional to our government are now being threatened through … Continue reading Changing the Way We Think of Charity!