Published by admin on August 16, 2018

How Red Fades to Pink

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Published by admin on August 4, 2018

NO SKIPPING STEPS

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Published by admin on July 30, 2018

Explorations of Pain

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Published by admin on February 10, 2018

Running to Stand Still

  Those of you from the 80’s or earlier might know this song by U2. I relate– big time.   My life can be characterized by never-ending movement. Florida. Ohio. Michigan. Georgia. Israel. New York. Connecticut. Georgia (again). Florida (again). California. And, now, Florida… again!   I was studying Torah in yeshiva in Israel. I…

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Published by admin on August 7, 2017

The Wisdom of Un-plan

  We place such a high value of knowing what we’re doing in this culture; of having a plan. I have no plan. Sure, I have desires, goals and such– but not a plan.   And that’s not easy–especially in a culture that expects us to know what we’re doing. But I’ve had plans. I’ve…

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Published by admin on December 27, 2016

Unbecoming

It came to me while writing my morning pages today. I have been calling myself spiritual for years. What’s the essence of being spiritual, though? It’s about growth–constant, non-stop growth in an effort to be the best possible you. At least, that’s what I’ve been telling myself. But I’ve realized that we’re building mansions on sinkholes. What we think…

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Published by admin on November 11, 2016

My Cabin Steward is a Shaman

It’s the little things. Always the little things. I’m been traveling on a ship that has traveled from Germany to Africa and which is now headed to the Caribbean, and I haven’t had to make my bed. Not once. Each morning, I leave my cabin (usually in a semi-wreck state) and when I return later in the…

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