I am awake, I am alive, and the power of my Mom runs in my veins – a woman in work boots and hardhat, piling lumber outside in -40 weather to feed her family. There is power in my blood. The power of my Dad runs in my veins – the man who worked […]
I am awake, I am alive, and this morning only one truth dances in my head … “Control the things you can, as it allows time for the things you can’t.” Such were the teachings of yesterday. I had spent the week embracing my new daily planner, staying on task with razor-sharp focus, resulting […]
I am awake, I am alive, and today the journey continues, as once again I hang with “the future”. No speeches today, no words of wisdom to share. Rather words of wisdom to hear, as the youth do the sharing today. Yes, today I have the honour and privilege of supporting as a Youth […]
I am awake, I am alive, and today I get to speak … to the future. Yes, I have already been up and working for an hour, fine-tuning the speech I will give to the youth attending the “Voices of Youth 2019” Gathering. Because you see this speech matters, if ever we are going […]
Sandi’s story followed a path all too common for Indigenous women, a path that included career success while hiding the violence, poverty, and alcoholism that rocked her family to their core.