Lessons from the Canoe – 2022 – Finding Your Passion

Lessons from the Canoe – 2022 – Finding Your Passion
It’s a slow cast into the mildly choppy lake as the wind is quite present. It’s a little bushy on the water, but Noonie is reassured as long as we stay close to the shoreline, we will be fine. Our life jackets are on tight.
We paddle and paddle and paddle. While listening to the water wake against the canoe, specific drop, drop, drops fall off the paddle with every stroke.
I ask Noonie, “Are you happy?”
She takes a deep breath and says, “There’s no measure of this happiness.”
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Published on August 7, 2022
Suzanne is an Author / Writer / Columnist / Educator. She is the author of the children's picture book, The Black Velvet Jacket. Suzanne is a creative writing instructor at Concordia University in the Centre For Continuing Education and at Le Centre Cummings. Her column Living in the Now can be found in The Suburban Newspaper, www.thesuburban.com.