Tag: spirituality

The Bathing Beauty: Bathsheba

Behold, you desire truth in the inward being; therefore teach me wisdom in my secret heart. – Psalms 51:6 Among the genealogies of Jesus is a reference to one of five women who had a remarkable impact on the Messiah’s coming. One such woman is never recognized by her own name, referred to always as

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(Guest Blog) The Man Who Wanted to Be Poor By Sudy Rosengarten

Art by Adele Steinberg   Reb Eliezer Lippe trudged along the familiar path deep in thought. The buckets he carried brushed against the foliage and swung back hard against his sides. AThough people in the synagogue pitied him, he felt no shame bird perched on his shoulder, whistling for the crumbs that it knew would

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Why I celebrate Halloween, All Saints AND All Souls Day

Anyone who has a soul ought to love this time of year. Why? Simple. Because at no other point of the year is there such a beautiful juxtaposition of the Great Paradoxes of Life. In a matter of just three days, a soul glimpses the great mysteries of Life: Death, Redemption, and Resurrection. It would

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Never Let Them See You Cry (#MeToo) the

I remember the first time she told me those words. She said them with a fierceness so commanding, her confidence alone was more intriguing to me then anything and I wanted to possess it for myself. She looked fearless and brave. I wanted to be fearless and brave. “Never let them see you cry, sweetheart.

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