Raising a child is the most beautiful and transformative experience of my life. Not only am I learning to take better care for my son but I’m also learning to take better care for myself. However, the one thing we face as parents today, that my caregivers, when I was a child often didn’t is whether to vaccinate or not to vaccinate our children.
The human predicament of suffering, and the suffering of all creatures is a part of nature’s design. All things are given birth and will eventually decay and die. All of us will form attachments that we will someday have to let go of.
(Reprinted from the 2014 Prairie Garden Annual Magazine)
It was nearly 20 years ago that I first encountered the idea of using herbs as a way to heal. As a teenager I had been on various pharmaceutical drugs for acne and they had taken their toll on my body.
There are many amazing medicinal mushrooms found in nature, but the chaga mushroom is very near the top of the list.
The other day I delivered a talk to some second year medical students in Winnipeg and I would like to share one very powerful question that arose. Sometimes it takes only one question to strike at the heart of what is holding back our collective evolution and I think this is one of them.
Before we rush to the question, however, let’s explore a key principle in holistic philosophy