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Excerpt from What You Wish For by Ava Leavell Haymon

The following poem appears in our March 2013 Digital Issue. The entire issue is available for digital download. In first grade print: 1. a trampoline 2. a ball of yarn 3. a rubber snake 4. a top-hat 5....

MY BELOVED………….. WHAT IS LOVE ?

MY BELOVED, WHAT IS LOVE ? My Beloved When you asked narinder, “ What is Love ?” Who was it, who asked ? And who was it, who was asked ? And when narinder said , “ I am...

Spirit Walker

If you venture into the inner wilderness without a guide   Be certain you do not forget   Your reason map conscience compass and love garments   It might also be a good idea to bring a prayer flare just in case   And good company to brighten the way and...

2013 Writing Contest

2013 TIFERET Writing Contest. $1,200 will be awarded in prizes.
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Excerpt from My Will by K. Satchidanandan

The following poem appears in our Fall 2016 print issue. Purchase a full copy of this issue in print or digital format. My body I bequeath to wind. Let hunger turn it into a tempest, let its...

Passover Joy Comes in Tiny Package

As a few adults rush by him, my 4-year-old twirls around as he plays with a wind-up matzo ball toy. He giggles as he watches the matzo ball hop across the rug. “It’s like in...

FAQs About Yoga & Creativity

I would like to answer some frequently asked questions related to Yoga As Muse. I welcome your responses and questions. WHAT IS YOGA? I speak as a writer who came to yoga later but also as...

There Is No Other by Jonathan Papernick now available.

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...

Winding the Clock — The Importance of a Daily Spiritual Practice

Winding the Clock: The Importance of a Daily Spiritual Practice Beset as we are by the increasing demands of family and career, not to mention the horrific events in the news that we must somehow digest,...

From The Heart of Philosophy

2/14/03 THE HEART OF PHILOSOPHY Preface to the J.P. Tarcher Edition   It is something that appears in the eyes, in the face, in the whole tonus of the body. It is unmistakable: an awakening idea has been...