Alumni Perspective: A Higher Purpose

by Wayne M. (Punanai 2004) Editor’s Note: This essay first appeared in the November 28, 2013 issue of TGIF. On March 21, 2014 Wayne McArthur, Renascent alumnus and Access Centre Counsellor, passed away. A memorial in celebration of Wayne’s life will be...

Perspective: Something That Transcends Us

by Roger C. Is a higher power necessary in order to recover from alcoholism or addiction? Twelve Step programs place a lot of importance on finding a higher power to get or to maintain a life free of drugs or alcohol. That has been the case ever since the 12-Steps...

Video: My Spirituality As An Atheist

There aren’t many words in our language to capture what the essence of “human” is, so I use the word “spirit”…I can only describe it as the action or the ability to see beauty, to feel wonder and to be in awe. But even though I...