Transformation

Spirals and (the) Rest

I want to write about the balance, and the equilibrium, and the delicate grace of the sun, the tensegrity, the tension of the body that moves with soft integrity, and the soreness of my...

Anger, from the “JuBuSto” Perspective

  Psychologists and psychiatrists are familiar with intense, pathological anger in the context of several types of personality disorder; for example, patients with Narcissistic Personality Disorder may exhibit so-called “humiliation rage” when their already fragile...

My Soul, My Sprite of Inner Light

It was a summer day. The afternoon heat had summoned clouds from crystal blue, and thunder rolled across the heavens as a reminder; the sky still had a voice. As I trudged onward, the...

Reclaim the Divine Feminine: Connect to Your Creative Spirit | New Workshop for 2014

A Six Week Series led by Jude Rittenhouse When: Begins Tuesday, March 25, 2014,  7 pm (Eastern Time) Whether you write, paint, draw, sing, cook, raise children, dance, take care of elderly parents, run a household or a...

Marketing’s Siren Song Of Certainty – The Seduction of Certainty – Part 2

While sharing our personal experience with one another can be very helpful, and is referred to as "word of mouth" in advertising circles, most of us find the information necessary to fulfill our wants...

Death as Sacred

I’ve just begun reading “Visions, Trips and Crowded Rooms”by David Kessler:  “Who and What you see before you die.”  Within myself there is something more than mere curiosity at the experience of dying.  Fascination? ...

A 9-Year-Old’s Hidden Self

--by Jacob Needleman (Apr 12, 2011) Listen To Reading! The quality and strength of Lobsang's inner being was also brought home to me through an event that took place in my home.  After one of his weekends working...

Steve Jobs, Yom Kippur, and the Eternal Mystery

I was never emotionally attached to Steve Jobs in the way many of his fans were, though I have certainly admired his Herculean technical accomplishments. But his untimely death, just before Yom Kippur—the Jewish...

Improv as Spiritual Practice

I just passed the half-way point of an improvisational acting class, my first in many years. I enrolled out of a desire to have fun and practice spontaneity.  While “practicing spontaneity” might sound like...

The Sound of Silence

When does silence equal complicity? Two recent incidents lead me to pose this question. I do not intend it to be rhetorical or merely a catchy introduction to a blog post. I need some advice,...