Category Archives: Life Lessons

Spirit Animal – Caribou, Our Northern Reindeer

This year, the Caribou have been in the news many times because of the declining herd size.  Caribou are being threatened by man and oil exploration, by disease, by changing food sources, and by the constant surveillance by concerned scientists and wild life managers.  This issue started about 2005, and has been growing.  There are […]

Ancestors Speak – Tree of Life

The CHA WAKAN card – Tree of Life, #32, from The Lakota Sweat Lodge Cards by Chief Archie Fire Lame Deer and Helene Sarkis In many traditions, the TREE OF LIFE is recognized – for all people see the tree as having roots buried deep in Mother Earth, and branches reaching up to Great Spirit, […]

Happy Thanksgiving to our American Members and Friends, Nov 22, 2018

Thanksgiving is a time of remembering all of the good things that have happened through out the year, and then offering gratitude for all of the blessings. For many, it is a time of sharing food and comfort.  For others, it is about the camaraderie of watching football with family and friends, and sharing food […]

MUFON’s August 2018 UFO Statistics

From the Editor:  This blog post if for all Questers members that enjoyed our keynote speaker at the fall conference 2018, Grant Cameron, who is a leading UFO researcher and author, in a world-wide venue.  He talked about the increased UFO activity around the planet.  The following information is in support of his discussion on […]

Remembrance Day November 11 2018

Our cheer goes back to them, the valiant dead!Laurels and roses on their graves to-day,Lilies and laurels over them we lay,And violets o’er each unforgotten head. —– Richard Hovey Our battle-fields, safe in the keepingOf Nature’s kind, fostering care,Are blooming, – our heroes are sleeping, –And peace broods perennial there. —– John H. Jewett Excerpt […]

Food for Thought

“Seven Blunders of the World” 1. Wealth without work2. Pleasure without conscience3. Knowledge without character4. Commerce without morality5. Science without humanity6. Worship without sacrifice7. Politics without principle—Mahatma Gandhi Moving Into Death Picture Courtesy of Barbara Hirst (c) 2006 Do not pass by my epitaph, traveler.But having stopped, listen and learn, then go your way.There is […]

A 10-Minute Meditation to Work with Difficult Emotions

The following article comes from the Mindful website at https://www.mindful.org/a-10-minute-meditation-to-work-with-difficult-emotions/?mc_cid=a90e05e723&mc_eid=7d9c1418f4.  The article has been presented in its entirety. A 10-Minute Meditation to Work with Difficult Emotions When we deny what’s difficult by putting our heads in the sand, we create more suffering. Here’s a 10-minute meditation to reverse the tendency to start digging. BY CARLEY […]

A Happier You by Eckhart Tolle

The greatest goal you can set this year is to make peace with your life, no matter your circumstances. These 10 powerful insights from Eckhart Tolle will get you started. • Don’t seek happiness. If you seek it, you won’t find it, because seeking is the antithesis of happiness. Happiness is ever elusive, but freedom […]

The Strong Minded Snake (Determination gains Respect) from Buddha Teachings

Once upon a time there was a doctor who was an expert at treating snakebites. One day he was called for by the relatives of a man who had been bitten by a deadly poisonous snake. The doctor told them, “There are two ways of treating this snake bite. One is by giving medicine. The […]

I Decided To Succeed – By Walt Disney

I Decided To Succeed – By Walt Disney And so after waiting aimlessly one day like any other I decided to succeed. I decided not to wait for opportunities but to go out and find them. I decided to see every problem as challenges with infinite possibilities. I decided to see the desert as an […]

Bach Flower Remedy System

Picture of Bach Rescue Remedy in all its forms I first heard of Bach Rescue Remedy from a friend and neighbour.  I came back from the Philippines with an illness that turned out to be a form of malaria, and I was sick!  With sickness comes feelings of hopelessness, helplessness, and reclusiveness.   Sally promised me […]