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Living Mindfully

By Dave Hood “The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it. ” ― Thích Nhất Hạnh, Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life What is mindfulness? Writer … Continue reading

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Cultivating a Sense of Humour

Tuesday, March-18-14 By Dave Hood Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh.—W.H Auden A woman wakes up, reads the bad … Continue reading

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Essay: Oh Canada

By Dave Hood You are the anglophone in Ontario and francophone in Quebec. Inuit in the Arctic and  new immigrant from the other side of the world. You are the fisherman at sea,  farmer in the field, miner digging coal, … Continue reading

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On Truth: In Search for a Definition

Thursday, July-25-13 Dave Hood Many people believe they are right about most things. Sometimes, they’ll tell you bluntly, “I’m right, and you’re wrong.” Others will passionately argue their points. Some will make a sarcastic comment: “Where did you learn that?” … Continue reading

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The Political Views of a Pragmatist

By Dave Hood The other day, I was visiting Facebook, updating my profile. One of the sections asked: What are your political views? I thought for some time. Then I wrote down “pragmatist.” After many years of  politicians and governments … Continue reading

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