Coming together in wisdom to make life a celebration

Coming together in wisdom to make life a celebration


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Apr 27, 2014 at 5:02 PM PST

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This story took place in Iqaluit, an Inuit Community in Northern Canada. The names have been changed to preserve privacy.

When the Art of Living Course ended, I returned back to the home where I was staying with my two hosts. Emma and Jessica were both participants in the course. Jessica was addicted to drugs; Emma was an alcoholic.

I told them I wanted them to become completely drug and alcohol free – not just for the 6 days of the course, but for life.

Right away Jessica got up, opened …