Transformation

Rev. Wayne Walder: Commentary on Transformation

by Reverend Wayne Walder We are transformed when something important changes within us, so that we feel and act differently. It is not always easy. It is not always pleasant. When we change deeply, we look, feel or act in unfamiliar ways. Death, joy, grief, loss, surprise, discovery and acceptance can change us so that…

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Our Music: Out of Our Bodies

by Susanne Maziarz, Music Director at Neighbourhood Music transforms us. It can wake the sleeping, change our awareness, let us exist in more than one place at a time, heal the sick, bring us into movement and lift our spirits. To create music, our physical bodies create vibrations — we make music out of thin air!…

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Families Growing Together: What if Transformation is Letting Go?

by Margaret Evans, Director of Lifespan Learning Transformation had never been a concept that I considered at this time of the year. I contemplated transformation at the beginning of a school years and for New Year’s resolutions; these new ideas usually remaining only in my head. In my experience, May had not screamed “Change!”, aside…

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Transformation: Spiritual Questions & Excercise

•   What has the capability to transform you? Imagine it for a minute. Is there a person who has the ability to transform you? Have you ever told them? •   Have you ever run away from your own transformation? Are you afraid transformation might change you more than you are willing to be…

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Transformation: Audio and Video Resources on the Web

The Transformation of Man lecture by Ram Dass, 2014 audio (30 minutes) With humour and insight, Ram Dass talks about how we can become transformed. http://tinyurl.com/ouautg3 Are We Aware that We Are Fragmented? by Jiddu Krishnamurti and physicist David Bohm, 1976 video (60 minutes) An interesting dialogue about how our thoughts are transformational. http://tinyurl.com/39mwnlg Transformation,…

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Transformation: Inspirational Quotations

“We are all butterflies. Earth is our chrysalis.” – LeeAnn Taylor “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anais Nin “Changing is not just changing the things outside of us. First of all we need the right view…

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Transformation: Movie Resources

Dallas Buyers Club   (2013) with Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto After a hustler is diagnosed with AIDS, he works outside of the rules to help other AIDS patients obtain needed unapproved medications. Set in Dallas 1985, it accurately depicts a transformation in AIDS treatment. Winner of 3 Oscars. Philadelphia   (1993) with Tom Hanks, Denzel…

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