To be complex does not mean to be fragmented.
I am appalled that the most vulnerable people in our society are still women.
Each of us is carving a stone, erecting a column, or cutting a piece of stained glass in the construction of something much bigger than ourselves.
No one is so poor that they cannot give, and no one is so rich that they cannot receive.
Sometimes we read or hear too much news that makes us fearful or suspicious of others.
We can forget that most of the people that we know, or at least encounter regularly, are decent and friendly.
This is the paradox and the genius of our Canadian civilization.
You will have added your conception, your artful piece of stone.
Our horizon is the creation of a noble society to which, like the medieval builder of those glorious cathedrals.
As I go across the country and privately visit women’s shelters and counselling centres.
When you get on the boat that’s saving you, don’t pull up the ladder behind you