Published by admin on May 6, 2017

A Metaphor about Privilege

As a child, I would hold an apple seed in the palm of my hand and contemplate, really contemplate, how that tiny little seed could become the monstrosity of a fully-grown tree. How could something so large be contained in something so tiny? As an adult, I know that the tree is not actually contained in the seed. Well,…

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Published by admin on July 21, 2016

5 Strategies to Stay Sane in an Insane World

One of my favorite Hasidic stories. From Rebbe Nachman of Breslov (Rabbi from the 18th century): A king once told his prime minister, who was also his good friend: “I see in the stars that everyone who eats from this year’s grain harvest is going to go mad. What do you think we should do?” The…

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