How to get beyond New Year’s Resolutions

How to get beyond New Year’s Resolutions to an actual changed life The beginning of a new year is a natural time to pause — after the rush of Christmas, and before things start back up in January. It’s a time to reflect and anticipate. We wish each other a...

Creativity At Midlife

At mid-life you might be at the cusp of your best creativity, even though it may feel like a low point in your life. I had been asked to emcee our community’s Christmas concert. The choir was singing the traditional Christmas portion of Handel’s Messiah, so I was...

Everybody is Asking These Questions

By Dr. Dan Reinhardt Here are questions everyone is asking. You may not phrase them exactly like this; you may not even have put them into words. These are the deep questions of the heart, the wonderings so profound that you feel them in your gut. When you hear the...

A Surprising Learning in the Midst of Chaos

By Dr. Dan Reinhardt We could hardly believe it – seeing the flood damage with our own eyes from this summer’s raging waters in the Calgary area filled us with a sense of fearful awe. Anne and I had decided to take a drive to view the evidence firsthand, so we drove...

Making Sense of Last Year

By Dr. Dan Reinhardt “Those who don’t know history are destined to repeat it,” said Edmund Burke. While this is bemoaned of governments, it is also true of people — like you and me. If we don’t know our own history, we are destined to repeat our mistakes. The...