Story 5 – A Wedding with Tim

The essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us in contact with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit, and fire.                                     ~Sharon Ralls Lemon~ It was uncharacteristically hot and sultry on Quadra Island, British Columbia, and I was evaporating. I have never liked the heat except …

Story 4 – Polterabend

Men are made stronger on realization that the helping hand they need is at the end of their own arm.                                                 ~Sidney J. Phillips~ When we taxied down the runway and took off with a roar, my stomach fluttered, and John reached over, giving my hand a warm squeeze. We …

Story 3 – Bagpipes in Toronto

To have and to hold from this day forward, for better for worse, for richer for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death us do part.                                ~Book of Common Prayer~ We were married in Toronto in October 2005. We chose Toronto because I …

Story 2 – An Interesting Cast of Characters

I am not in this world to live up to other people’s expectations, nor do I feel that the world must live up to mine.                                                 ~Fritz Perls~ When my husband and I decided to get hitched on January 1, 2000, his family was all in Serbia and my parents …

Story 1 – The Second Time Around

Come, let’s be a comfortable couple and take care of each other! How glad we shall be, that we have somebody we are fond of always, to talk to and sit with.                                                   ~Charles Dickens~ I’ve been to a wonderful wedding. It was not one of those June extravaganzas in …

The meditator has the ability to create super-energies: spontaneous fire, no food and drink for several days … the case of the Nepalese boy shocked the scientific community.

Ram Bahadur Bomjon (born 09/05/1989, sometimes called Bomjan or Banjan) is a young monk belonging Ratanapuri village, Bara District, Nepal. According to family and neighbors, Bomjan often behave differently than kids peers. Instead of playing, he will observe others go worship and prayer. He has a “peaceful nature”, from birth …