God Hug!

I  Thought you could use a God hug. Dear God: this is my friend, whom I love and this is my prayer for her Help her live her life to the fullest. Please promote her and cause her to excel above her expectations. Help her to shine in the darkest places where it is impossible […]

The Dalai Lama Met With Aung San Suu Kyi

The Dalai Lama met with Aung San Suu Kyi on June 19, 2012. Aung San Suu Kyi is the opposition leader for the Burmese people. She has spent most of the last twenty years in house arrest. During all that time, she continued to lead her people on the path to democracy. She is the […]

The World Without Humans

Did you ever catch an episode of Life After People on the History Channel? The ones I saw were quite thought provoking. Alan Weisman has written a book called, “The World Without Us.” In an interview with Tricycle Magazine, he spoke about global warming, population control, and what the world without humans would look like. […]

How Much Is The Clock?

When I was growing up, my aunt Zlota from Chicago used to ask for the time of day by saying, “How much is the clock?” This must have been a literal translation from Yiddish or Russian. The memory of her and this lovely expression remains with me today. Adam Frank is a professor and an […]

Loving Kindness Meditation Jewish Style

Laura Silver writes on TabletMag.com about a group of Jews doing meditation practices. One of their practices is loving kindness meditation Jewish style called chesed meditation. Loving kindness is the translation of chesed from the Hebrew. In Buddhist meditation practices, loving kindness meditation is known as metta practice. There will be other posts for you […]

CEO Meditators: Oprah and Others

Meditation practices are really going mainstream right now. Just look at what these CEO meditators have to say. They come from different industries and different backgrounds and they all use meditation practices. Many of them practice Transcendental Meditation. The article states: We’ve compiled a list of leaders who say that meditating gives them an edge […]