How to make Wise Decisions; Cultivate your connection to the Inner Light of your Soul

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“When we genuinely love and care for ourselves, we cannot help loving others too and wanting their rights preserved in justice.” – John Bradshaw, from Reclaiming Virtue Dear Friends, Divine Light actually works. Divine light is the transforming power of “Life It’s Self.”  This is not hypothetical nor is it ungrounded.  Divine light is the grounding of God’s energy, the … Read More

Your Six Simple Steps to Yom Kippur, Day of Atonement: Clearing Your Karma

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“All things are too small to hold me, I am so vast – In the infinite I reach, for the Uncreated.” – Hadewijch II (13th century woman mystic) Dear Friends, The culmination of the Days of Awe come to the holiest time of Light. On Yom Kippur, the celestial beings, the stars and planets, form a sacred geometry of transcendent … Read More

Your Simple 4 Steps to Using the Light of Rosh Hashanah to Heal

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I lift up my eyes to the mountains; What is the source of my help? My help will come from Adonai, Maker of heaven and earth. – Psalm 121 Dear Friends, As the birthday of the world sings to us rejoice life has been born, we cannot help but ask how do we stay connected to the joy of life … Read More

How Do We Share Our Light? Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook.

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“Expanses divine my soul craves. Confine me not in cages,” – Abraham Isaac Kook, 1865 – 1935 Dear Friends, This beautiful and profound excerpt from Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook’s poem captures the heart and soul of our longing for the divine. At the heart of the question lies, How can I share my light? Isn’t this at the core of … Read More

Remembering 9/11 and Your Journey of Awakening

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“The concentration of the true spiritual aspirant is attained through faith, energy, recollectedness, absorption, and illumination.” – Patanjali, 4th century saint Dear Friends, The river of life is an extraordinary river. She carries us on our soul’s journey to awaken and enter a state of super-consciousness. When you acknowledge this truth, your river speeds up, for she is eager that you … Read More

Now We Need to Love America More Than Ever

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“Now we need to love America more than ever.” – Deirdre Dear Friends, This Fourth of July has moored my heart into the question of who are we and why are we here as Americans. And to the discussions I read about in the news and on the television and social media these are my thoughts. As always thank you … Read More

From Suffering to Surrendering; Finding Grace as We Approach Passover and Easter

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From Suffering to Surrendering; ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Finding Grace as We Approach Passover and Easter Dear Friends,​​ ​​​​​​​ Joy and peace for a blessed Passover and renewing Easter! Israel is calling – I am going to be with my son for the next few weeks. I promise that I will be bringing each of you with me in my heart! So you will … Read More

Become the Warrior of Your Own Justice; A Path of Contemplation​​​​​​​

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“The choice today is no longer between violence and nonviolence. It is either nonviolence or nonexistence.” ​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​– Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 1960 Dear Friends,​​ ​​​​​​​ Last week, Wednesday, April 4th, we all took a pause to remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his assassination. This quote from Dr. King in 1960 came from Michael Eric Dyson’s book … Read More

The Dog Angel and a Practice of Contemplation

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“This world is a beginning and a base,  Where Life and Mind erect their structured dreams An unborn power must build reality.” ​​​​​​ –  Sri Aurobindo  Savitri; The Secret Knowledge The Practice of Contemplation Dear Friends, My heart is forever grateful for your outpouring of love and support at the loss of my little angel and best friend Yeled. Every day I go … Read More