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Tiferetjournal.com Users Guide

This guide is for both brand new Tiferet Community members, for the members joining us from the old NING website and will cover: General Information How to create your account How to log in to tiferetjournal.com What if...

The Poetry of Earth Is Never Dead

The title of this essay comes from the English poet John Keats. A person with a bat’s ear for poetry and an eagle’s eye for nature (which Keats, Wordsworth, Whitman, Dickinson, Rumi and other...

Oneness: What Does It Mean?

When I was invited to be a part of the group from Humanity's Team to petition for a Day of Oneness at the United Nations, I started thinking deeply about the concept of oneness....

The White Light Caper

You’re spiritual, you’ve got a practice that you’ve developed over time, combining skills and tools you’ve learned from workshops, your readings, perhaps including well-intentioned teachings from a yoga teacher or Reiki Master or other...

Zazen: What is it? Why am I staring at a wall?

Zazen is only one of many forms of Buddhist meditation but it is the central practice of Zen. It is the introspective practice of placing your “self” on equal ground with your perceptions by...
Juan Felipe Herrera

Episode 62: Juan Felipe Herrera

Juan Felipe Herrera is the current U.S. Poet Laureate and author of 28 books of poetry, YA novels, and collections for children.

A Deep but Dazzling Darkness

I think one of the greatest of metaphysical poems is Henry Vaughan’s masterpiece “The Night.” The poem takes as its inspiration the scene from the third chapter of John, Nicodemus visiting Jesus by night....

Episode 59: Jacqueline Sheehan

Please join Donna Baier Stein and Tiferet Journal for a conversation with author Jacqueline Sheehan,  Jacqueline Sheehan, Ph.D., is a New York Times Bestselling author. She is also a psychologist. A New Englander through...

As Inside So Outside: the Universe in You

On September 25, 2012, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) released a photo which shows the farthest view of the universe ever seen. The photo, called XDF for eXtreme Deep Field, was taken by the...

A Generous Heart

We will soon arrive at Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei in the weekly cycle of the public reading of the Torah. In this section of Exodus, Moses instructs the people of Israel with “a generous heart” to...