Category: Spirituality

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A Meditative Shabbat in Santa Barbara

Have you ever been on a meditation retreat?  Combining being Jewish and meditation is a fairly new experience for me.  Not until last year were the two joined in my world – during my first meditation retreat.  I found the time of deep introspection to be a precursor to one of the most creative, joy-filled years…

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Remembering the Jewish Victims on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Well of course, you might say – isn’t remembering the Jewish victims, what the whole point of the day is?  Apparently not. Below is President Trump’s statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day: “It is with a heavy heart and somber mind that we remember and honor the victims, survivors, heroes of the Holocaust. It is…

Every day brings new choices.
- Martha Beck
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May You Be Blessed in the New Year and Always

Dear Friends, These are my sincere wishes for you for the new year.  It is my hope for you that when you look back at the end of 2016, that it will have been the best year of your life.  Here’s to a wonderfully, happy, healthy and prosperous year.  L’Chaim! (To Life!) May You find Peace…

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Meditation Opened My Heart and Mind

I’m so grateful.  On my journey to becoming the latest version of me, I learned to meditate using the Oprah & Deepak 21-Day Meditation Challenges.  Their first was in March 2013.  The latest one, Become What You Believe, is just ending.   You still can sample it for a few days for free : ) They…

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
- Joseph Campbell