Lauri Gwilt | Celebrate What's Right With the World

by Lauri Gwilt

July 20, 2018

Every one of us has a story, and the day I started telling mine differently, is the day that turned what could have been my greatest obstacle into opportunity. 

The quick snapshot is a single parent, alcoholic home, left to fend for myself at thirteen years of age.  I’m tempted to say that I’ll spare you the details, but in truth, it’s more like I’d be sparing myself the details of that story…or at… READ MORE

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by Lauri Gwilt

June 02, 2018

It’s generally not the ‘things’ we cherish or celebrate, but rather the stories that come with them. 

We’ve lived in this place on the east coast of Vancouver Island for the better part of two decades, which is the same amount of time I’ve envisioned a pair of lounge chairs for this particular spot. (no sense moving too fast on things… insert eye-roll) I had… READ MORE

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by Lauri Gwilt

April 28, 2018

It occurred to me the day I met Lou that this might be a ‘Tuesdays with Morrie’ kind of experience. I wasn’t wrong.

On a hot summer afternoon in July, I drove to Lou’s house for our first scheduled visit. My new 83-year-old spitfire friend greeted me at the door, and then… READ MORE

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