Writing

2014 Writing Contest

We are accepting submissions for the 2014 TIFERET Writing Contest from January 1, 2014 – June 1, 2014. You can submit your entries here.  $1,200 will be awarded in prizes $400 for the best poetry submission $400...

What Children Know of Immortality

In a January news release from Boston University, Barbara Moran writes of a study led by Natalie Emmons that examined children’s beliefs about immortality. All of the children in the study claimed they could remember...

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....

EXPLORING THE DIVINE FEMININE

Some newly restored frescoes in the Catacombs of Priscilla show what many see as evidence that the early Christian church had women priests. But The Vatican quickly dismissed the claims of the Women's Ordination...

Don’t destroy that journal!

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...

It’s an Effort…

    I call it as "An Effort" because everything nowadays is an effort. Working is an effort, sleeping peacefully is an effort, writing is an effort, smiling is an effort in fact breathing is an...

Review of Zichronot/Memories, A Journal by Dr. Jerome Lowenstein

  We admire some authors not only because of their writings but also because of the human being these writings reveal. It quickly becomes clear from reading the essays in Zichronot/Memories what an intelligent, humane,...

Soul-Making In A Garden

Linda Swanberg 2815 Old Fort Rd., Apt. 215 Missoula, MT 59804 (406) 493-0240 linda@snowisthemountain.com      SOUL-MAKING IN A GARDEN                                                                     i.   My path toward wholeness began in a garden. Feelings of isolation from the world lessened as...

Episode 18: Interview with Tony Barnstone

Barnstone is the recipient of many awards, including a Pushcart Prize, the Paumanok Poetry Award, the Randall Jarrell Poetry Prize, and the Pablo Neruda Prize in Poetry. Click the continue button below to read the rest of the post and to access the replay and download links.

2013 Writing Contest

2013 TIFERET Writing Contest. $1,200 will be awarded in prizes.