Saving (and sacred) work in pandemic living

Saving (and sacred) work in pandemic living

Saving the open document on my computer, I close my door with intention, mentally leaving the worries of work inside my office. I wish my coworkers a good evening and check in with myself as I walk to daycare. We drive to school to pick up the big three while I review...
Falling apart – and finding the ground

Falling apart – and finding the ground

Photo Credit: Katherine Siebert Falling is on my list of least favourite things. It sits on the shelf beside failure and spontaneity, where I intentionally avoid the whole lot of them to convince myself they don’t exist. But denial is no match for the laws of physics....
Victim Impact Statement on the loss of Abbie Speir

Victim Impact Statement on the loss of Abbie Speir

Delivered in memory of Abbie Speir at the Court of Queen’s Bench in Regina, Saskatchewan on July 23, 2020, at the Sentencing Hearing for Kevin Obina Okafor. So often, in the days since you took Abbie’s life, Kevin, people have said that they cannot imagine what...
Being honest (and kind): a way of walking through hard

Being honest (and kind): a way of walking through hard

Photo Credit: Marc Perrault Honest is hard. There is nothing like a season of physical distancing to remind me of that truth. We have joined in the effort to protect the vulnerable by staying home and away from other households, drawing the six of us into closer...