The I in Mission

This picture of me is at the new Spark Centre location in Oshawa. Although accidental, I love the placement of my body in relation to the word “mission” behind me. I think everyone has something special and unique to communicate to the world. What is your mission and how do you deliver your message? Read the May edition of Elsii … Read More

Love You Linda

In Portuguese culture, Fatima Day is celebrated on May 13th. It is the first recorded day that three children (Lucia, Jacinta and Francisco) claimed to be visited by the apparition of Fatima in 1917. It is also the anniversary date of my grandfather’s death which has always given my mother some comfort. On May 13th, 2019, we received news that … Read More

Can’t Stop This Saga – PT4

Recently, we had a man named Vishnu visit us for a tour of The Hive Centre and Bee & Bee. Prompted by the visit, I decided to further explore the connection between Vishnu and Saraswati. What I found was information regarding a festival – Vasant Panchami – to celebrate the coming of Spring and to honour Saraswati. This year, the … Read More

Fun with Flowers

Flowers inspire me to create mandalas. I set an intention and get lost in pattern and colour. This mandala was made with flowers from my mom. It is a gift and an offering – created with the intention to encourage successful collaboration between women and men.

Hail the Honey Bee!

Industrious Hive’s are arising to fuel economic development in the Durham Region. We attended the Spark Centre opening to celebrate their beautiful new space in downtown Oshawa. We were thrilled to see the Hive and Honey Bee theme everywhere!