All posts by Preston Pouteaux

    • From Me to We: Turning Passion Into Community

      Neighbourhoods are full of potential. The places where we live provide opportunity for new connections, meaningful experiences, support, encouragement, and so much more. But the...

    • The Power of Community

      Faih Community is a powerful force. Margaret Wheatley often says that whatever the problem, community is the answer. But the benefits of being part of...

    • Discovering Depth

      This column, Into the Neighbourhood, has always been about loving our neighbours and creating the best for our neighbourhoods. When we explore these themes and...

    • Making Memories

      The Good Life is build on a foundation of memories and friendships. We can buy memories and invest in friendships, but both require something more...

    • Follow the Star

      When we step off of our front porch into our neighbourhoods we step into the lives of others and allow others into our own lives....

    • No Joy Left Behind

      Christmas is a time of such mixed emotional experiences for many of us. In the span of a week I have laughed and feasted with...

    • Going Public

      My grandfather is nearly 90 years old and lives in a small town in Saskatchewan. It is one of those towns with a grain elevator...

    • The Good (and not so perfect) Neighbourhood

      Sometimes we just want everything to work out. We look at the messiness around us and hope that it could be better. This has been...

    • Finding Your Neighbourhood Super Power

      Has anyone ever asked you what your super power is? It’s a strange question, but it does make you think, “do I have a special...

    • Just the People I Like, Please

      There are people we like, and then there’s everyone else. Moving into a community and discovering that it is full of people we could see...