2014 columns

Memories of Stoney feast, dancing, and meaning of the manger
December 23, 2014

Cochrane coffee companion treks the Annapurna Circuit
December 18, 2014

Goal of spiritual life: habits of compassion and justice
December 11, 2014

Who has claim to values of justice, mercy, humility and love?
December 4, 2014

Avalanche teaches mountain guide lessons in mentschhood
November 27, 2014

On being a mentsch when what we say and do has consequences
November 20, 2014

After the poppy, then what? A Remembrance Day postscript
November 13, 2014

Even in war hate need not prevail, says Cochrane author
November 6, 2014

Chris Hadfield earns praise for signing student’s guitar
October 30, 2014

Malala a rainbow of hope for right of girls to education
October 23, 2014

Rainbows, the forest, white light, and unity in diversity
October 16, 2014

Our coffee companions raise me up:  a Thanksgiving tribute
October 9, 2014

Bethany Cochrane brings wisdom and class to Outhouse Races
October 2, 2014

Welcome-back tribute to glorious Autumn in word and image
September 25, 2014

Man of goodwill a victim of terrorist assault in Calgary
September 18, 2014

What will it be? Inspiration? Canine recreation? Romance?
September 11, 2014

Roadside beauty invites us to open hearts to humble places
September 4, 2014

The raspberry ruby: seeing beauty in sacred serendipity
August 28, 2014

Wildlife photographer exchanges looks with wide-eyed owls
August 21, 2014

A hummingbird lesson on comforting the grieving after suicide
August 14, 2014

Sunset whispers words of love to grieving Stoney Nation
August 7, 2014

How to respond when a name becomes a disparaging epithet
July 31, 2014

Readers differ on labelling ethnic and national identities
July 24, 2014

Life beyond labels: Indians? Aboriginals? First Nations?
July 17, 2014

Stampede days in Cochrane a friendly, tasty, cheery time
July 10, 2014

Vacation Bible School sowed seeds for my love of Scripture
July 3, 2014

Make time for each other while still this side of grave
June 26, 2014

A physician’s grave illness brings two brothers together
June 19, 2014

MacDonald-Smith ‘perfect in every way’ in Mary Poppins
June 12, 2014

Shadows and reality: embracing eternity in space and time
June 5, 2014

The silence of the sun: embracing beauty in life’s shadows
May 29, 2014

An orchid, Alzheimer’s, and the affirming power of beauty
May 22, 2014

What a little bird told me about confronting Alzheimer’s
May 15, 2014

When Mom doesn’t know us anymore: Alzheimer’s other victim
May 8, 2014

Bigland’s life-enlarging legacy recalls reader’s Camino
May 1, 2014

How about enlarging the lives of our amazing baristas?
April 24, 2014

The cross, the crocus, and the greatest story ever told
April 17, 2014

The agony, the ecstasy: two memories of the winter of 2014
April 10, 2014

Priest overcomes hate in quest for authentic spirituality
April 3, 2014

Farewell to a friend full of wisdom, wonder and adventure
March 27, 2014

Hanson Bearspaw was like a grandfather to photographer
March 20, 2014

Sitting Wind links Morley artist and Boston bluegrass fan
March 13, 2014

Readers see wisdom of grandparents in Rollinmud painting
March 6, 2014

Rollinmud painting recalls lesson at grandfather’s side
February 27, 2014

So, what do the Olympics have to do with the afterlife?
February 20, 2014

Frogs, streets of gold, and more views on the afterlife
February 13, 2014

Readers respond on heavenly thoughts for earthly living
February 6, 2014

How do views on afterlife affect life this side of grave?
January 30, 2014

Passion, patience, purpose and life’s ‘inner yearning’
January 23, 2014

Passion allows panelist to know that she, too, is alive
January 16, 2014

Panel addresses purpose-filled living through imagination
January 9, 2014

Cochrane lecturer celebrates the legacy of C. S. Lewis
January 2, 2014

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