Tag Archives: friendship

Doing Time on Planet Earth

The Shawshank Redemption (1994) The analysis of this film has probably been done to death, but it occurred to me during the night that it’s an excellent metaphor of life on earth, spiritually. Here is the plot as reported on … Continue reading

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This Man is Canada’s First Lord

Louis Hébert (1575 – January 25, 1627) When I first read the name of Louis Hébert in connection to a proposed loan from Étienne Brûlé, I thought to myself: “Ho, here’s my friend Raymond, from the distant past…” Because we … Continue reading

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The Beaver House (V)

Chapter Five “Welcome, friend from the People of the Place of Fire, how was your voyage?” Pierre looked up to see the huge Indian in front of him. Holding out his hand in friendship, he said, “Greetings from the Potawatomi, … Continue reading

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It’s Been Almost Nine Months Since He Died Suddenly

Raymond Pierre Hebert (December 31, 1940 – August 3, 2020) We were best frenemies, in the nicest possible way. Our Faith & Science group exchanges were legendary. He would always start out his discussions with me by saying, “I agree … Continue reading

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Dr John Dee and Elizabeth I are Connected Through Astrology

Coronation of Elizabeth I (January 15, 1559) According to reports, Elizabeth I asked John Dee to draw up a chart for the best time for her coronation. This isn’t as unusual as you might think, since most royals thought that … Continue reading

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The Other Side of the Coin: Her Mars and the Year 1855

A Canadian Quarter from 2001 I found a quarter today. It’s a hint from the ‘other side’ that I’m on the right track. In the past, I found pennies, nickels and dimes, hardly ever any quarters. So, I think this … Continue reading

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What Should We Do About Criminous Clerks?

Why Henry II and Thomas Becket Fell Out For friends and partners-in-crime, it took an age-old problem to split them up: handing over priests and other clergy who have committed secular crimes to the justice system of the country, not … Continue reading

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Reincarnation: Can One Soul Inhabit Two Bodies?

Aristotle Thought So: This is an uncomfortable question. Most people deny that there is even such a thing as reincarnation, let alone splitting a soul in two to double its chances of success. But I’ve experienced it too many times … Continue reading

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Where Has The Time Gone?

[Translation:] Time Flies – Remember To Die The title of this post was suggested by my first wife, recently. It’s timely. We married 50 years ago on Valentine’s Day. Wow, eh? A lot of water has passed under the bridge; … Continue reading

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ISALPFY

We got word yesterday that a valued member of our Faith & Science group was in hospital about to undergo a heart bypass operation after suffering from a heart attack two days before. It was suggested that we link up … Continue reading

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