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Finding the Good

The Western medical lens focuses on pain, viruses, and germs, which it sees as “bad”, and then focuses on their elimination. The same approach is employed in Western politics: enemies are “bad”, eliminate them. In economics, eliminate that which isn’t producing – companies, products, or employees. In everyday Western life eliminate all fats, oils, and […] Read more

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The Practical Side to Dreaming: Five Answers to “Why Dream?”

Say “dreaming” and people often think of the esoteric, something abstract, “woo-woo”, and “out-there”. In fact, dreaming is extremely tangible, practical, and right-now. If you want to change your life, dreaming is an important way of doing it. Here’s 5 reasons how and why. 1. Deciding to pay attention to your dreaming is deciding to […] Read more

Oct, 20, 2016

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Putting Some Kick in It: Three Tips for Spicing up Your Dreaming Practice

How’s your dreaming practice these days? If you’re like me, from time to time dreams get pushed to the back burner. We go through phases when life is exceptionally busy, we’re exceptionally tired, and we don’t feel like bothering with writing and working with our dreams. We murmur to ourselves, half-asleep, “Ugh, I’m so tired. […] Read more

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Making Peace

It doesn’t come as a surprise to say that the world at the moment is embroiled in a tremendous amount of discord. We’ve seen several particularly difficult events happen over the last year. After every event, in emails, posts, and conversations, we ask how this could have happened. How could we live in a world […] Read more

Sep, 01, 2016

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A Response to Nice

This week the world suffered a terrible tragedy in Nice, France, which itself was one of many similar tragedies seemingly in a row. I received numerous emails and posts asking what someone can do in response, what words of wisdom are there in these hard times. This post is my response. The first thing to […] Read more

Jul, 17, 2016

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What Are You Willing to See?

It is said that “seeing is believing” but, in fact, it is from believing that we see. I read an intriguing case last night involving scientist Raymond Dart, who discovered and named a distinct species of early human. He later excavated a cave with what he believed to be the “kitchen remains” of this early […] Read more

Jul, 07, 2016

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Free to Be – A Passover Story

I’m going to tell you a story. Once there was a group of people who heard rumors there would be a famine, and so they followed their fear and headed to the city to take a job with the C.E.O who ran the only company in town.  It wasn’t a bad gig at first – […] Read more

Apr, 03, 2016

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Four Levels of Dreaming

We can look at dreams as speaking to us on four distinct levels simultaneously.  When we understand this we can begin to understand how we dream all the time – day and night. The first level is the level of story, or pshat in Hebrew.  This is the level of “what happens”.  It is the […] Read more

Feb, 03, 2016

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Tu B’Shevat Part II – Listening

Tonight begins the Beginning of the New Year of the Trees, the Jewish holiday called Tu B’Shevat.  All around the world an entire culture will pause and turn our attentions to our friends, The Trees, celebrating them by eating their gifts (dates, olives, nuts, etc.), by meditating on all the wonderful lessons they have to […] Read more

Simply Simple : The Value of Less

I read a tweet the other day that said :  “Most things work better if you unplug them for a while – including you.”  Hilarious – and so true.   And yet, we constantly busy our lives. Modern culture screams at us to be successful.  Through its media it even offers us a definition of what […] Read more

Jan, 21, 2016

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