The Courage to Know the Difference

The Courage to Know the Difference

In her book Happier At Home, Gretchen Rubin says “Happiness is not having less; happiness is not having more; happiness is wanting what I have.”  Though she is speaking specifically about possessions, the underlying idea is true to the overall theme of her...
Forbidden and Forgiveness

Forbidden and Forgiveness

Would you believe it? After a very long season of dormancy I am starting up my again. This time around I’m diving into Judaism, and I’m very eager to do so. Studying Judaism is a bit complicated for me. My own faith, and my own life, is entirely based upon...
Exhale

Exhale

My current lifestyle doesn’t leave room for much of what is commonly understood as “spiritual discipline.” There’s simply no silence or solitude to be found, and I am not the master of my schedule, my diet, my sleep, and in many respects, my...
Tables

Tables

I read this recently and I loved the idea – the way it turns a daily task into a spiritual goal. I’ve been trying it. “A table can be so many things – from a desk to an altar. It is around the table that we gather for meals. At the table we...