Category Archives: Education

Libraries, School Libraries, Librarianship,

When a man is in despair…

“When a man is in despair, it means that he still believes in something.” — Dmitri Shostakovich (soviet composer and pianist) Depression is a complex human illness. Desperation is an interesting perspective of a man still believing and fighting for … Continue reading

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Pace and grace

Sunny hot day in the Kelowna Greenway Scenic Canyon Park. Brisk 9min/km power walk with Maddie the Labrador. Zoned into my pace. Meditation. Practicing being in the now. Dog hammers his 4×4 breaks! (Father lurches forward in shock) Dog sits … Continue reading

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Poisoning…

“I mean, I have the feeling that something in my mind is poisoning everything else.” -Vladimir Nabokov

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Wisdom sometimes takes pain…

Forgiveness is primarily for you. All the years you have waited for them to “make it up to you” and all the energy you expended trying to make them change (or make them pay) kept the old wounds from healing … Continue reading

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Aware of our weaknesses… Lokos

“When we are aware of our weaknesses or negative tendencies, we open the opportunity to work on them.” — Allan Lokos

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the best of both worlds | Open Book reblog

http://jacquelinevandyk.ca/the-best-of-both-worlds/   “…After all, it’s the on-the-ground work with users that is the essence of library service. It’s where individuals receive the help they need to further their own goals. It’s why we’re all so passionate about libraries! Polarities give … Continue reading

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