Program Success Story

The Living Well Dying Well program launched successfully into its second year. Twelve participants gathered at the Church of Truth (COT) in Victoria, BC for this enlightening and engaging 12-week program. Each week focused on end-of-life concerns for seniors and their...

In the Company of Strangers

by Kim Holl When was the last time you had the opportunity to enter into deep meaningful conversations in the company of strangers? When did you last have the chance to dive in and explore end-of-life issues, befriending death, green burials and legacy making? If you...

Changing Lives – One Journal at a Time

This past May, Bill Israel completed the 6th in a series of INTENSIVE JOURNAL® workshops at William Head Institution on Vancouver Island, BC. The program inside the federal minimum security prison is titled FOUNDATIONS For the Preparation of Personal Release Plans and...

Intensive Journal Program

by Bill Israel The LIFE CONTEXT and DEPTH CONTACT workshops were delivered by Bill Israel in the serene quiet of the Church of Truth Sanctuary in Victoria the weekend of November 17-20.  In attendance were 15 participants who were genuinely engaged in the creation...

A Multifaith Community Conversation: Befriending Death

by Kim Holl It is not uncommon to fear the unknown.  Perhaps the greatest unknown is the end of our own life.  But what if we could talk easily and openly about each and every stage of our life, each passage, including the final one?  Might it reduce the fear? Might...

Orcas Go to Court

THE PEOPLE vs KINDER MORGAN AN ORCA SOUNDINGS INITIATIVE  by Ana Simeon |  RAVEN  Brilliant sunshine greeted the first day of the massive Kinder Morgan legal challenge in federal court in Vancouver.  The morning opened with legal arguments from Tsleil-Waututh Nation...