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Hey there my cosmic cousins.

How are you doing? How has your Summer been?

You may have noticed our prolonged silence but we are back now and we’re going to be loud and proud. 332 more words


Jubilee Part Six: Turning Fifty and Flowing Freely through the Tight Center of My Own Personal Hour-Glass

Jewish folks have two birthdays; our Hebrew one, linked to the sun and moon cycles as well as in alignment with our Holy Days and then the Gregorian calendar one. 1,081 more words


Canadian Thriller "Silent Retreat" Available on VOD Today

After a small theatrical run in its native Canada, Tricia Lee’s Silent Retreat is now available on VOD in the States.

Silent Retreat tells the story of Janey Andrews (Chelsea Jenish), a troubled youth sent to a silent meditation retreat in the middle of the woods to be rehabilitated.

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Jubilee Part 5: Encountering Death Consciously

When it is my time, the Holy One will take me. I’d like the folks left behind here to know that I am not gone when that happens. 1,533 more words


Remembering a Holy Maverick: Encounters with Reb Zalman (z"l)

The world lost one of its luminaries, Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi (z”l), in early July. At a moving celebration of his life last weekend, I recalled a few of the more powerful times when my life intersected with this amazing being, with a “heart as big as the world”, if not as large as the cosmos. 1,370 more words

Spiritual Practice

Loving Judgments

My thoughts have wondered these days. I though about what I returned with from my experience at the silent retreat. It did not take me long to realize what it actually was. 200 more words


Reflecting vs Ruminating. Reacting vs Responding

We are getting closer to leaving Bali, and I have had a chance to go up to a silent retreat center for a couple of days.  1,317 more words