Tag: compassion

Beating for sport?????

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speechThere have been many studies showing the homeless are are the unseen in our society; the target of abuse where they are beaten up, sometimes for sport. In 2013 an Ipsos Reid survey about 1.3 million Canadians identified that they had experienced homelessness or extremely insecure housing at some...

Just a few minutes more…..

iSpeechToday after we closed for the day a guest named Mike was still here. He was pacing back and forth a bit and I was asked to go and talk to him to get him to leave. I remembered Mike as one who had received a haircut today. I...

Struggling every day

french ttsCarolin is a fledging entrepreneur.  Baking bread is her passion. The aroma, the texture, the combinations of ingredients all delight her.  Her mission is to develop healthier options for people who love bread. Carolin's world seems to be crashing in on top of her.  As an entrepreneur, she...

A Band-Aid is sometimes what we need

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speechToday one of our regular guests wanted to take food to a friend.  His friend used to come regularly to Oak Table but it was long enough ago that only a few remember him.  Health problems over the years have taken their toll and HIV, COPD, severe joint pain...

The dream of Reconciliation

https://www.ispeech.orgThere has been much talk recently about the city's  and our Federal government's commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous people.  It is timely given the one year anniversary of the Macleans article just passed, where Winnipeg was named the most racist city in Canada.  Our local newspaper has had several...