Grabbing a moment with John Shields

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Reflecting on a couple of opportunities of meeting a remarkable stranger.

John Shields’ profound moment of change

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Recorded in Sept 2009, John touched on these themes: Bringing the spiritual into our daily life A revolutionary change in consciousness There are no throw away lines, moments or lives Influencing our community and the world Making significant contributions

Celebrating Eleanor’s 90th

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Disregarding their mother’s admonition, her children created a priceless bound book of her boxes of anecdotes she had written of the years.

Dal Richard’s Celebration of Life

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1000 folks at Christ Church Cathedral to pay tribute to a Vancouver legend. Some came just to better understand what made such a life.

Bus Stories about Dal Richards

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Coming back from a packed celebration, the streets of Vancouver, the extra police and even the buses were more alive than usual. Truly a celebration of life. Here are four of the stories we collected.

Straw-bale Construction

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A new-old idea that can inspire a new way of looking at economy, housing and energy.

Ruby Moments: 40th Anniversary

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We put this together over some months… So many stories here.

Beginning influences and decisions of an artist and teacher

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Carole Sabiston looks back at her family, school and community influences in shaping her career path. Everything in her career development interconnected.

Changing the life prospects of a sexual abuser on probation

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His client was a sexual abuser. Through his support from a social worker the client got new skills and attitudes to become a positive member of society.

Thanks Roger…for remarkable encouragement

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How a Roger Colwill, a close friend, encouraged and motivated Patricia to take on whatever project ‘called her’.