Quote of the week: Week of June 28, 2021

A solitary tree, set against a night sky full of stars and a distant full moon, reflected in calm flat water. Photo by Bessi on Pixabay.

Quote: This Canada Day should be, in my opinion, a moment or a pause for grieving and the ability to rebuild and acknowledge those pasts with a better future with us rooted in it.—Angela White, Executive Director of the Indian Residential School Survivors Society

Quote of the week: Week of June 21, 2021

A lake, water flowing over rocks in the foreground, with the sun peeking out from above a forest of evergreens across the horizon in the background. Photo by kienvirak on Pixabay.

Quote: Reconciliation not only requires apologies, reparations, the relearning of Canada’s national history, and public commemoration, but also needs real social, political, and economic change.—from the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada

Quote of the week: Week of June 14, 2021

A lone bird soars in a grey sky, the sun blazing through the clouds. Photo in Free-Photos on Pixabay.

Quote: Work harder. Reach higher. And dream big—until you triumph.—Pray Tell & Blanca Evangelista (Billy Porter & MJ Rodriguez) in Pose

Quote of the week: Week of June 7, 2021

The view as you come toward the exit of a natural stone tunnel: the dirt path leading out toward a row of evergreen trees, with the countryside stretching out on the horizon behind it and a cloudy sky above. Photo by marcelkeesler on Pixabay.

Exclusion is never the way forward on our shared paths to freedom and justice.—Desmond Tutu

Quote of the week: Week of May 31, 2021

A row of seven doors, set in a patterned wallpapered wall, reflected on the shiny floor in the foreground. Photo by quimono on Pixabay.

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Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.—Viktor Frankl