Books

Just One Thing by Rick Hanson Ph.D.

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Are some things getting better? The Practice: See progress. Why? There are always things that are getting worse. For example, over the past year, you probably know someone who has become unemployed or ill or both, and there’s...

Radical Peace: People Refusing War

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I thought you might like to read the concluding chapter of my new book, RADICAL PEACE: People Refusing War. Just published by Trine Day, it's a journey along diverse paths of nonviolence, the true...

There Is No Other by Jonathan Papernick now available.

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I just want to let you know that my new collection of short stories There Is No Other is now available for pre-order from Amazon.com at a 32% discount. Please order early and often. Here's...

Kabbalah in Winesburg, Ohio

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When I studied Integrated Kabbalistic Healing, my teacher Jason Shulman told us about the Hebrew word yesh. One way to translate the word is simply as “there is” or “there are.” But a yesh...

Announcing the release of THE TIFERET TALK INTERVIEWS book

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Please Help Us Celebrate You can enter to win a $50 Amazon gift certificate and a 1 year subscription to Tiferet Journal by sharing the Amazon link in your social media and then sending us an...

Don’t destroy that journal!

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I am reading Lawrence Shainberg's 1995 memoir, AMBIVALENT ZEN for the third time.  I probably won't read it all again -- just browsing this time, finding sections that catch my eye.  It's laugh out...

Death as Sacred

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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? ...

First chapter of proposed book “The New American Kibbutz Movement: A Manifestation of Spiritual...

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I would love to have feedback on this Chapter 1 Why Bother? “It is not good for man to be alone.” This is the passage in Genesis referring to the creation of Eve, a “help meet.”...

BEAUTIFUL RUINS — beautifully insightful

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Sometimes a book comes along that moves me on such a deep level that it is difficult to words to what has occurred in me.  For 2012, that book is BEAUTIFUL RUINS, by Jess...

Mary Jo Bang Translates Dante’s Poetry with Pop Culture Twist

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Poet Mary Jo Bang translates Dante's 'Inferno,' and gives it an update A great many college students give up on “The Divine Comedy,” usually after they’ve determined in which circle of hell they are destined...