Posts from the ‘Spiritual Traveler’ category

A voice from the spiritual trail.

Spiritual Vandals

A song of the Spiritual Traveler, the one who has a profoundly unexpected experience with angels at the gates of mercy. As a result of that…

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Secret Light

Holiness surrounds us. That’s the theme of this meditation, inspired by my recent ELI talk, “Falling in Love with Prayer” (video soon to be posted). It’s…

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Recipe for a Life

In one of my writing fantasies, a famous chef proposes that we coauthor a cook book/prayer book. Yum. This will be the opening prayer. It was…

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The Rhythm of Wonder

This meditation about radical amazement was inspired during a class on Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies. I wondered silently if it would be possible to write…

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The Way of Spices

Here’s a new song of the spiritual traveler. An extended metaphor, it’s about understanding the nature of each moment and taking those moments into ourselves as gifts.…

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Breisheit: Evidence of Holiness

In a patch of sky seen from the South Pole, researchers say they have glimpsed the beginning of time, a faint microwave glow of the Big…

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Acharey-Kedoshim 5775: Holy

Kedoshim opens with a spectacular line: “Ye shall be holy, for I, Adonai your G-d, am Holy.” (Lev 19:2) We’re commanded to be holy. How can…

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Fire and Water

Love and despair can be like fire. Truth can be like water, keeping the fires that fuel our emotions – the passions that make us human…

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About Miracles

This a new meditation in the voice of the one who has a question that doesn’t need an answer. It’s written, of course, in the voice…

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Evidence of Holiness

In a small patch of sky, seen from the South Pole, researchers say they have glimpsed the beginning of time. They have found the faint microwave…

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