Conversations With Dave

Apr 25, 2020 | submitted by David Howe
  “My Grandmother told me the Creator was here 10,000 years before you came to introduce him to us”. It all started at lunch, when Gwen, a young First Nations woman, told me the above. A Universal Spiritual Force or as Ina puts it, we are a part of everything, even connected to the tree outside.

The World Is On Hold

Apr 25, 2020 | submitted by Ina Timmer
The world has been brought to its knees. And the view from here is humbling.

The Naming of the Salish Sea ~ Dr. Bert Webber

Apr 25, 2020 | submitted by Bert Webber PhD
The Salish Sea has been formally named...TWICE. Initially by First Nations and Tribal governments in 2007 and then by the US and Canada in late 2009 and early 2010.

Grandchildren - The Hope, The Joy, The Indescribable

Apr 06, 2020 | submitted by Ina Timmer
  It’s our grandson’s thirteenth birthday coming up this week. It’s caused me to reflect on the many joyful memories he’s given. I was fortunate to have held Sam in my arms just hours after he was born. Even then, the look in his new born eyes seemed to recognize me. Who knows.

PEXSISEN: The Moon of Opening Hands

Mar 30, 2020 | submitted by Ina Timmer
The W̱SÁNEĆ 13 moon calendar, SḴÁU ȽTE, represents the natural laws of the W̱SÁNEĆ (Saanich) people. This month's moon, PEXSISEN, the moon of opening hands, signifies the renewal of Earth's strength: all of nature is blooming.

Financial Focus

Mar 08, 2020 | submitted by David Howe
Financial Focus   When was the last time you focused on someone less fortunate than yourself. Many of us have a tendency to focus on our own lack.   When it comes to our finances, it can be easy to slip into the ‘lack’ mode before recognizing how blessed we are.  

Everything Begins with a Vision

Mar 02, 2020 | submitted by Ina Timmer

Valentine's Day

Feb 14, 2020 | submitted by Ina Timmer
  Happy Valentine's everyone! Here's an every day poem we can all take to heart.  

A Values Based Stock Exchange

Feb 01, 2020 | submitted by David Howe
I want to propose that we change the game rules at the apex of financial liquidity.

Your Money, Your Values

Jan 30, 2020 | submitted by David Howe
  My last blog addressed First Nations values as related to the environment(more on that later). This time I want to cover connecting your money to your values.