Siobhan Kukolic

Words to inspire the belief that we have all we need to be the change we wish to see.

Month: March 2017 (page 2 of 2)

Life is what happens

In his song “Beautiful Boy,” John Lennon sang, “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.”

As we race through our days toward countless self-imposed finish lines, we often trip up along the way.  A job is lost.  A diagnosis is given.  A family member passes. A bad decision is made.  A crisis erupts.  A friendship is gone. Continue reading

Strong and fearless women

March is Women’s History Month.  There are so many strong and fearless women who should be honoured.  From Susan B. Anthony who helped get women the right to vote, to Anne Frank, a young girl sharing her story about the Holocaust from a hidden room.  From Marie Curie, the first person to win a Nobel Prize for her radiation research to Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel Prize recipient, who survived being shot for speaking out against the Taliban in support of girls’ education. Continue reading

In like a lion and out like a lamb

Growing up I always remember my mom saying that March either comes in like a lion and out like a lamb, or vice versa.  This year it definitely seemed to come in like a lamb as I watched everyone sporting their spring coats on the first day of the month.  But the temperature soon dropped and reminded us that we still have some cold weather ahead. Continue reading

Making sacrifices

For Christians, the season of Lent starts today.  It’s a time of contemplation and sacrifice.  Some people choose to “give up” something for the forty days before Easter. It could be chocolate or wine or chips or something else that they will miss but will enjoy again at the end of the Lenten journey. Continue reading

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