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An Easter Poem . . . my take on Judas, from my book “Inside...

Jesus To Judas, From Kingdom Come Go and do quickly that which you must do. John 13:27 It’s true. Though the others never recorded it in their texts, I loved him best. And knew from the moment we...

Our Fiction Editor Jeff Davis has a wonderful new blog at Psychology Today…

It's called Tracking Wonder... is at http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/tracking-wonder... and is well worth reading.

The Only Symphony

The Only Symphony Who isn’t drifting inside and out at the same time? Whose heart doesn’t float like a paper-thin note on the wind? I have been watching the leaves do their leaving, watching the wind scoop over and under...

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...

Understanding and appreciating your own culture helps you understand and appreciate other cultures.

Here is a video of some of the programs that I conduct through out the country with Native and Non-Native audiences on understanding culture, this focused on school aged students.

The Felt Mind versus the Processor Mind

In a 2006 issue of TIFERET, I came across an association with massage to writing that resonated. In an interview with writer Brenda Miller, Miller (also a massseuse) says that in massage a masseuse must be...

Last 2 days to submit to TIFERET Sacred Poetry Contest! Marie Howe will judge,...

April is our deadline for the 2010 TIFERET Sacred Poetry Contest. Please submit your poems ($5 apiece to submit) by clicking on link to left... First prize is $500 plus publication in our print...

Emily & Isabel; Literary Heroines in Dreams

Many women writers I know, and not just those of my generation, still struggle with giving themselves permission to write, which is tantamount to permission to believe in themselves. It’s true those of us...

Stuck at the Beginning

I have been feeling "stuck", the past few days. After my recent life-changing travels through India, most of which I spent volunteering in the Tibetan exile community of McleodGanjhttp://www.squidoo.com/mcleodganj-india ,I came back to the USA...

Writing and Living Toward Truth: Closing Words

The following words I delivered March 19, 2010 at the close of the 5th Annual Yoga As Muse for Authentic Writing & Creativity Retreat held at the Mabel Dodge Luhan House in Taos, NM....