There I was sitting in the doctor’s office the other day when in she came, a mom with her gang of kids, four of them. They looked as if they were about three, six, eight and nine – two boys and two girls.
Kernels of Wisdom
The Willowdale Community Choir under the direction of Melissa Davis gave a powerful rendition of Instruments of Peace last Sunday night in Toronto as a crowd of close to 25,000 people gathered to mourn and remember the victims of the deadly Toronto van attack.
It’s hard to believe, I’ve been writing Kernels of Wisdom now for almost 29 years!
Following the German invasion of Poland in 1939, the antisemitic policy of Adolf Hitler and his high command herded almost 400,000 Jews, 30 per cent of Warsaw’s population, into a ghetto.
My Scottish mother was a fountain of wisdom. With only a public school education she would never ever have considered herself highly intellectual nor the most articulate person in the whole world, but from her mouth there flowed an unusual river of wisdom that came wrapped up in neat little one- liners spoken in her thick Scottish brogue.