Question on Living Debt-Free

This time I’m enlisting your help.  Cost of living is rising in most Western countries; especially in Canada. Household debt is at an all time high while salaries aren’t adjusting upward to adapt to the new reality. In my upcoming book on living debt-free, I would like to address issues that people are dealing with […]

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Musings About Life and Death

The woman drove straight at me. With all my might I veered away, aiming for the field off the road. Alas, time and momentum worked against me. Crash! Head-on impact.  Just half a metre more may have sufficed to avoid the collision but it didn’t go that way. The GPS reminded me that I was […]

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Crop Tops and Dress Codes

An 18-year old Toronto, ON. high school student, started a successful protest campaign following a dress code requirement brouhaha. The student had been called in to the Vice-Principal’s office and was told her crop top was inappropriate school attire. In her campaign, the girl defied the school request and, bolstered by the reaction of schoolmates […]

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Public Shaming: The New Bully

Some recent public shaming incidents mystified me and prompted me to look into this growing phenomenon. According to their article: “The Ethics of Public Shaming”  Chad Cusworth, Brian Daniels and Emily Rondi, stated that: “Ethical issues concerning technology are only going to increase as technology and the Internet progress and become more advanced. Certainly, this […]

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Love Your Enemies . . .

. . . so Jesus, the Messiah.  The full quote states: “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’But I [Jesus] say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be children of your Father in heaven; for he […]

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Human Rights or Civil Liberties?

Recently I was quite perplexed by a news report that covered the difficulties faced by a young school girl.  The issue related to her food allergies and the dilemma she faced  at school. Her mother had lodged a complaint that the school should provide a safe place for her daughter during lunch and snack times. […]

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