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Compassion and tenderness can overcome evil

By Gerry Chidiac / October 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

When we read the newspaper or watch our news feeds, we learn about people doing…

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Humans are not designed to stagnate

By Gerry Chidiac / October 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

“Do not be afraid of improving slowly. Be afraid of standing still,” popular Zen master Leo…

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Reconciliation and healing require forward perspectives

By Gerry Chidiac / September 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

“Sometimes the medicine we need most comes from remembering who we were so we can…

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Compassion is at the heart of the best of humanity

By Gerry Chidiac / September 21, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines compassion as “sympathetic consciousness of others’ distress together with the desire…

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If I don’t want to be the problem, how do I become the solution?

By Gerry Chidiac / September 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

During my rebellious teen years, I listened to an incredible band from Detroit (the Motor…

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Dream big no matter how preposterous

By Gerry Chidiac / September 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

Nineteenth-century British writer Eliza Tabor said, “Disappointment to a noble soul is what cold water…

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How to confront sex abuse in the Catholic church

By Gerry Chidiac / August 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

In the song Sympathy for the Devil, the Rolling Stones repeat several times, “Pleased to…

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Fairness should be at the heart of electoral reform

By Gerry Chidiac / August 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

In a recent address on proportional representation (PR), Guy Giorno, one of Stephen Harper’s former…

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Polarization is a myth – we just need to break down the barriers

By Gerry Chidiac / August 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

American actor Alan Alda recently said, “I’m not really listening unless I’m willing to be…

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Follow the leader: the keys to a legendary coach’s success

By Gerry Chidiac / August 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

Mike Krzyzewski said, “When a leader takes responsibility for his own actions and mistakes, he…

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