It is Saturday Night, and I've been summoned to an artistic showcase in the heart of downtown Victoria, British Columbia. I walk through the inner harbor, passing directly in front of the Empress Hotel, noticing its new restoration project. I arrive at the Robert Bateman Centre across from the Legislature, and immediately, I begin to notice some changes. I can sense that there is an energy of individuals here creatively united for the planet, taking action to capture interest, involve, and inspire environmentally conscious change here. The Center is lit up with green lights. There is this mysterious energy about it. As soon as I enter, I am greeted by Francis Litman, the Project Coordinator, who introduces me as a friend. I walk inside. The art up there is a series of sculptures, printed images, symbolic material on pedestals, glass and mirrors, cubes, and a community united by meaning and purpose, and a great drive to do something, to lead by example, be t…
EduCube Canada has developed a program to help blind children with Braille that sounds the way it feels. There are specially engraved wood cubes and wood boards for empowering and teaching blind children. The cube code features phonetics that correspond to geometry: a sound that corresponds to touch. It's a single cube with rotating symbols; easy to learn. It's what blind children are asking for, along with an opportunity to contribute meaningfully to society. We will be transferring some EduCube Canada cubes and boards we have specially engraved for a Federal Charity.
The Ripple Effect Ten Step Program
1) Do a good deed that earns you the Friendship Cube.
2) Learn and apply the Cube Code for your own gain.
3) Gain a true testimony of how you used your own imagination, creativity, skills, discipline, enthusiasm, and gifts with what you learned and shared with the Cube and your friends.
4) Use that true testimony to inspire others to do planned acts of kindnes…