Category: Voices

  • Ask Biella: “What’s the most positive thing you can say to a person?”

    Ask Biella: “What’s the most positive thing you can say to a person?”

    A somewhat surprising response from Biella, connect to a most meaningful Understanding.

  • Planet Waves Horoscopes: January 6 – 13, 2020

    Planet Waves Horoscopes: January 6 – 13, 2020

    By Eric Francis ARIES — The energy is rather dense around you at the moment, and something seems poised to crack. Make sure it’s not you. Keep your focus as inward as possible, given the current inside-out state of the world. Concern yourself with what you feel, and with what you’re doing, rather than what […]

  • From My Bookshelf: Into the Abyss

    From My Bookshelf: Into the Abyss

    By Lynn Willoughby Into the Abyss ~  Carol Shaben In this book of non-fiction, Erik Vogel  is a young, eager, fatigued, overworked bush pilot.  He flies for Wapiti Air out of Grande Prairie, trying to get in his flying hours so he can apply for his commercial pilot’s license, like so many others.  He is […]

  • Planet Waves Horoscopes: Dec 30, 2019 – Jan 6, 2020

    Planet Waves Horoscopes: Dec 30, 2019 – Jan 6, 2020

    ARIES — Your astrology is prompting me to remind you of something my father taught me when I was a teenager and he was a corporate consultant. I’ve written this a few times; here you have it again. There are basically two kinds of power in the human realm, formal and informal. Formal power is […]

  • From My Bookshelf: A Man Called Smith

    From My Bookshelf: A Man Called Smith

    By Lynn Willoughby A Man Called Smith ~ Tanya E. Williams After surviving his years in WWII, John Smith returns home and marries Violet, the love of his life.  Nightmares of what he has seen, done, smelled, felt and survived during the war haunt him constantly.  But Violet asks the tough questions and listens to the […]

  • Faith Forum: The Gift of the Lamb

    Faith Forum: The Gift of the Lamb

    By Gloria Wessner Who knew… That we all have such a devastating and eternally destructive problem in our lives. Who knew… That there wasn’t one thing we could do to help ourselves with that problem. Who knew… That humankind was so destitute and in need of perfect love and rescuing and didn’t know it. Who […]

  • The Faithful Little Donkey

    The Faithful Little Donkey

    The little donkey trudged slowly on the rocky path despite the weariness he felt from the many days of travelling. He put one hoof in front of the other as he carefully placed each step to keep the precious burden balanced on his back. His head bobbed up and down in time with his walking […]

  • Planet Waves Horoscopes: December 23 – 30, 2019

    Planet Waves Horoscopes: December 23 – 30, 2019

    ARIES — The Sun is entering the career zone of your chart in grand style — in the formidable presence of Jupiter and many of the small, potent new planets. And then there’s the eclipse in a few days, and the grand conjunction on Jan. 12. All of this tells you it’s time to engage […]

  • From My BooksHelf: Eddie’s Bastard

    From My BooksHelf: Eddie’s Bastard

     By Lynn Willoughby Eddie’s Bastard ~  William Kowalsky Eddie’s bastard is William Amos Mann IV, who is discovered as a small baby at the door of his grandfather’s home.  Billy grows up on “a diet of love and fried baloney sandwiches”.  His drunken grandfather doesn’t believe in school – so Billy is largely self taught, […]

  • Ask Biella: “What seems logical, but is actually false?”

    Ask Biella: “What seems logical, but is actually false?”

    Biella’s answer tackles a popular, but corrupting false belief based on a false logic.

  • Planet Waves Horoscopes: December 16 – 23, 2019

    Planet Waves Horoscopes: December 16 – 23, 2019

    By Amy Elliott Aries Keep in mind the importance of generosity. Your astrology is focused quite sharply on your career and its advancement; it’s worth bearing in mind that there are many types of aspiration, and those that involve being of service in some form have their own way of succeeding. Society may frown upon […]

  • From My Bookshelf: Albatross

    From My Bookshelf: Albatross

    By Lynn Willoughby Albatross ~ Terry Fallis I like reading Canadian fiction and when it comes with a very Canadian brand of humour – that is an added bonus.  As usual, Fallis does not disappoint. Fallis is a two time winner of the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour.  I find his writing extremely funny and even […]

  • Planet Waves Horoscopes: December 9 -16, 2019

    Planet Waves Horoscopes: December 9 -16, 2019

    By Amy Elliott Aries Keep in mind how ridiculously easy it is to wade into a conflict and choose a side implacably, however complex the matter in question actually is. Any subject under discussion can be reduced to soundbites, though generally doing so involves sacrificing much of its nuance and humanity. Resist such temptations firmly, […]

  • From My Bookshelf: The High Road

    From My Bookshelf: The High Road

    By Lynn Willoughby The High Road  ~ Terry Fallis “The Best Laid Plans” was my introduction to this author.  Now he has become a favourite, and in fact, did a reading at the Sheep River library on October 17th.  His writing is funny and timely and makes a very dry subject come alive.  This novel is […]

  • Planet Waves Horoscopes: December 2 – 9, 2019

    Planet Waves Horoscopes: December 2 – 9, 2019

    By Amy Elliott Aries Jupiter enters Capricorn this Monday, joining Venus, Saturn, Pluto and a bunch of other points, and adding its considerable stature to an already massive gathering. For you, this mostly describes a shift in gear toward a more active way of being. This will be especially true in terms of the values […]