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Linda K. Wertheimer

Excerpt from Modim by Linda K. Wertheimer

The full essay appears in our Fall 2014 print issue. The entire issue is available for download in digital format. MY ARMS FELT HEAVY, MY MOUTH PARCHED AS I DREW THE FLUTE CLOSE TO MY LIPS.     It...

See Deep Wants by Rick Hanson Ph.D.

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, what’re the deepest wants of all? The Practice:  See deep wants. Why? I did my Ph.D. dissertation by videotaping 20 mother-toddler pairs and analyzing what happened when the mom offered an alternative to...

SHOCKING PREDICTION FOR THE YEAR 2011

In the great sweep of cosmic history, absolutely nothing significant will happen in the coming year, as nothing significant happened in the past year. For a few brave people, however, the end of the Mayan calender will come....

Finding my way into the heart with loving-kindness…

Writing on hot breezy summer day, I watch the trees dancing outside my window. They seem so carefree, moving with the wind without any worries. Shimmering in the light, as if to draw my...

Lectio Poetica: Becoming Who We Are

“All the birds and creatures of the world are unutterably themselves.” – David Whyte During the catastrophic flooding here in Colorado back in September, we discovered a tiny sparrow lurking in our patio garden. We...

A Writer Wrestling with Unity

Back in December a shortened version of my story "Baptism" was published in a literary journal called RELIEF: A Quarterly Christian Expression. The Christian Right has rubbed me so far the wrong way (I...

The Body: A Barometer – by Jennifer Schaeffer

The Body:  A Barometer It has been said that there are seven wonders of the world.  I think one was left off the list; the human body.  It is the greatest wonder of all.  When...

Ocean View: April 2, 2010

Ocean View Friday, April 02, 2010 By Jude Rittenhouse After days and nights of slate skies and flooding rains, ocean has once again appeared, wearing her softest blue gown. Looking at her today, it’s hard to remember...

Episode 64: Khadijah Queen

Please join us as our Tiferet Talk Interviews host Gayle Brandeis, are most honored and pleased to have award winning poet, writer, editor and teacher, Khadijah Queen. Khadijah Queen is the author of Conduit and...
Tracy Brooks

Excerpt from Merge by Tracy Brooks

This poem appears in our Summer 2014 Digital Issue. It was one of the poems Tracy wrote during our 2014 Poem-A-Thon. Download and read the rest of Tracy’s poem and the entire issue. (for my...