Topic: Kevin Koroscil

Summer Alumni Reunion

Summer Alumni Reunion

Sounds of laughter and meaningful conversation drifted under sunny skies and over Aurora’s lawn and gardens as its family celebrated the Summer Alumni Reunion together on August 15. Comfortably adhering to well-maintained boundaries of Covid-19’s restrictions, alumni members and various staff returned to the beautiful Gimli campus to nourish their spiritual and emotional selves, in a Summer Alumni Reunion

Sacred Fires and Tobacco Ties

Sacred Fires and Tobacco Ties

Sacred Fires bring peace during these times that have been extremely difficult to navigate. We as social beings struggle to maintain relationships with new imposed expectations of physical distancing for our continued health and those around us that we care about. Simple things like handshakes have come down to hiding behind a mask and not Sacred Fires and Tobacco Ties

WAWATAY: Kevin’s Traditional Teachings

Northern lights Wawatay

Wawatay came up in conversation during the Aurora Alumni Dinner. I heard a statement from one of our Addiction Specialists. He said, “We at Aurora, are the Northern Light. (Wawatay).” Ian Rabb then shared the story of the centre’s origins, recounting the inspiration for our name. The Inspiration For Aurora’s Name: Northern Lights, Wawatay “I WAWATAY: Kevin’s Traditional Teachings

Traditional Teachings by Kevin: Humility

Kevins Teachings Humility

Kevin’s Traditional Teachings: Begin your journey in the spring, in the East. East is where all life begins and yellow best represents our first Teaching: Humility. Learn This Kind of Humility Every day, the beauty and power of creation are ignited in the East. Are you not humbled by the strength and brilliance of the Traditional Teachings by Kevin: Humility

Orange Shirt Day 2020 at ARC

Orange Shirt Day

Orange Shirt Day at Aurora was sombre and emotional. September 30 saw Aurora shining a light on part of our country’s dark past. Spiritual Counsellor Kevin Koroscil delivered a moving presentation about Residential Schools in Canada and the intergenerational traumatic legacy that many Indigenous people still suffer. Aurora Staff Observed Orange T-Shirt Day With Specially-Made Orange Shirt Day 2020 at ARC

The Dreamcatcher: Dreams of Wellbriety

Dreams of Wellbriety: The Dreamcatcher

A dreamcatcher was gifted to Aurora Recovery Centre recently from one of our members, Stacy M. He created a plaque and a dreamcatcher to be viewed by all who enter our recovery centre. The plaque states that “When you walk into Aurora and see this dream catcher, it will catch the nightmare that’s been our The Dreamcatcher: Dreams of Wellbriety