POETRY

The word wizard listens to children’s complaints about the virus and shares his sneaky solutions

Child in blue T-Shirt holding hand up in stop gesture, with colourful, cartoon COVID-19 viruses on the palm.
Child in blue T-Shirt holding hand up in stop gesture, with colourful, cartoon COVID-19 viruses on the palm.
Image by Alexandra_Koch from Pixabay


A personal account of accompanying a loved one on her end-of-life journey

Marguerite daisies growing in a field against a sunset backdrop
Marguerite daisies growing in a field against a sunset backdrop
Photo by Pien Muller on Unsplash

We don’t choose to be born, but we should have the right to decide to die.


What I learned about poverty while participating in the Welfare Food Challenge

Three Canadian dollar coins resting in the palm of an adult’s hand
Three Canadian dollar coins resting in the palm of an adult’s hand
Image by the author

$18.00 a week is less than $3.00 a day. Could you live on that?


Also, it was fun!

A row of sunflowers growing in the sunshine against a background of blue sky.
A row of sunflowers growing in the sunshine against a background of blue sky.
Image by Katie Smith on Unsplash


LEADERSHIP

Gems of wisdom from the ever-inspiring Michelle Obama

Woman wears navy sweatshirt with words “Empower Like Michelle”. She carries Michelle Obama’s book “Becoming” under her arm.
Woman wears navy sweatshirt with words “Empower Like Michelle”. She carries Michelle Obama’s book “Becoming” under her arm.
Photo by Alex Nemo Hanse on Unsplash


Children are the key to our future — let’s lift them up

Young girl wearing pink, summer dress and dreamy expression, sitting in a meadow watching soap bubbles
Young girl wearing pink, summer dress and dreamy expression, sitting in a meadow watching soap bubbles
Image by Adina Voicu from Pixabay


FOOD

It’s time to enjoy the world’s favourite food

Young smiling chef wearing white chef cap and white T-shirt holds tray with pizza.
Young smiling chef wearing white chef cap and white T-shirt holds tray with pizza.
Image by Thomas Grau from Pixabay


Small gold star suspended above candle flame with black background
Small gold star suspended above candle flame with black background
Photo by Paul Zoetemeijer on Unsplash

However little you have, there’s always something you can give


POETRY

A silent protest from Mother Earth on Remembrance Day

Red poppies growing in a field.
Red poppies growing in a field.
Image by Rebekka D from Pixabay

Gill McCulloch

I write about meaningful experiences, life learnings, medical issues, odd occurrences, fictional imaginings and situations that make me laugh. learnfirstaid.ca

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