life

Transitions and Meaning

October 3, 2013 // 1 Comment

I recently was honored to do a workshop for a synagogue in Chicago (Sukkat Shalom). They were developing a program focusing on baby boomers and aging. In a break-out session [...]

Is Unfairness Thy Middle Name?

January 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

Just before I left for an extended cruise of the Bahamas (which, for refreshment of soul and spirit, I highly recommend), it fell to me to officiate at the funeral of a young [...]

Human Be-ings (not human do-ings)

May 2, 2011 // 0 Comments

Simona Wright, MBA Most of us are caretakers or providers or some other life-path that does not make it feasible to sit in a meditative state and “be” all day long.  So [...]

Happy New Year?

March 31, 2011 // 0 Comments

As I wrote this, I am looking out of my study window at a gray sky. It is in the 30 degree range and drizzle is falling. Yet, there is a ray of hope that new life is at hand. [...]

To “Life” and to the New Year!

August 31, 2010 // 0 Comments

Here is one of “those” questions. How do you find meaning in the aftermath of sorrow? How do you find reason when there is none? 5770 is ending. I, for one, will not be [...]