My mother isn’t perfect, but she still inspires me

You’ll find Ma behind the pristine white counter in the pharmacy looking down the bridge of her nose trying to decipher the doctor’s writing on a prescription. It’s her resting work face that shouts “don’t bother me with trivial questions.” You’ll also find her in the grocery store trying to look for the freshest looking…

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There is beauty and joy at the end of life, too

What people don’t understand is the beauty and joy to be found at the end of life. When I tell people I work at a hospice, they often say “that must be so hard.” But my favourite thing is hearing people’s stories, their experiences, their successes, their failures – the things that life has taught…

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We must create a permanent legacy to fight anti-Semitism

Hateful and brutal attacks on Jews as a people, as a nation and as individual men women and children, did not start or end with the genocide of the Holocaust. Anti-Semitism is as old as the history of the Jewish people. The destruction of both the first and second Temples turned the Jews into a…

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Tuesday April the 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day

World #AutismAwarenessDay designated by the United Nations General Assembly resolution “62/139, is an internationally recognized day every year, encouraging Member States of the United Nations to take measures to raise awareness about people with Autism Spectrum Disorder throughout the world. World Autism Awareness Day is an effort to not only speak out against the discrimination…

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February the 14th…………..an annual festival to celebrate romantic love, friendship and admiration

What is Valentine’s Day? St Valentine’s Day is an annual festival to celebrate romantic love, friendship and admiration. Every year on 14 February people celebrate this day by sending messages of love and affection to partners, family and friends. Couples send Valentine’s Day cards and flowers and spend special time together to honour their love for each…

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