Category Archives: Philosophy

What is God?

No one really knows what God is. We have ideas, beliefs, and convictions. But no one can provide solid proof that their experience is the only real one.For me, God is unknown, but its expression is love and compassion, kindness … Continue reading

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No Need To Be Right

Years ago, there was a campaign in Israel against road-rage, with the slogan, “On the road, don’t be just, be wise.” I find that, over the years, I care less about being just. To be righteous is an uphill battle. … Continue reading

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Light and Darkness

In the field I’m involved with, namely spirituality and healing, the terms light and darkness are often used. “I work in the light,” “Lightworker,” “May you find your way to the light.”And then there’s… “He’s surrounded by darkness,” “She is … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned on the Road to Building a Community

I was recently tasked with building a spiritual community. Creating such an environment, I quickly realized, is very different than setting up a company. With a company, there is an expected structure and hierarchy. With a community, where involvement is … Continue reading

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When Life Sucks

Let’s face it – some days life just sucks. During such times, I wish I had a button to skip that day, or just click fast-forward. Suck days include instances of receiving bad news, of facing conflicts, of experiencing challenging … Continue reading

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The Upside of Good Deeds

Is there an individual soul, a grain that is carried through endless time, which is me, each one of us; that is reincarnated time and again, preserving some essence? Or is the breath of life we receive when we are … Continue reading

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What is my frequency?

I used to be a film buff, but I don’t often watch movies anymore. Too much violence and mindlessness. Granted, there are films worth watching, and those I do check out on occasion, but my overall feeling is that filmmakers … Continue reading

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On Relationships and Storms

Few, if any, long-lasting relationships experience no turbulence. Whether the relationship is romantic, friendship, job-related, or political, sooner or later friction is bound to happen. I imagine a relationship as a structure lodged on the ground; a house, a hut, … Continue reading

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Releasing the victim game

A recent post I made on Facebook triggered several puzzled responses. I felt it may be good to further elaborate on the topic in a blog post. As I have not blogged in a long while, it also gives me … Continue reading

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Let the Shaman Back In

While visiting a Tibetan-Himalayan store at my hometown, I had a chat with one of the shop’s owners. I mentioned to her my interest in Shamanism, and inquired as to the role such Medicine Men play in the society she came … Continue reading

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