Writing

12 Words of Holy Days Issue of TIFERET

12 Words of Holy Days Issue of TIFERET The imagination plays vividly in the holiday season's dance between light and dark, spirit and the material world. So, this year we want fiction stories that touch...

A Season of Change

For thousands of years, not much changed for ancient man. He plodded through a world as crude as that of his forefathers – until the day he invented fire. One moment of progress led...

life dancing

The dance. I begin to feel it. The dance floor has shifted, ever so slightly and my perspective is changed. My body begins to soften and respond, I am moved. My life partners and I, (meaning friends family...

Our Fiction Editor Jeff Davis has a wonderful new blog at Psychology Today…

It's called Tracking Wonder... is at http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/tracking-wonder... and is well worth reading.

The Space Between

Some days I’m going along and I’m in that flow we all search for. Everything just clicks, synchronistic events occur to bring me exactly what I’ve asked for.  I feel so connected; like I’m...

Not Your Grandmother’s Sweetness: Active Compassion and Writers

When I traveled to South India several years ago to study with my teacher, I didn’t intend to bring my father. But sure enough almost every morning, among the smell of chai and dust,...

Mitzvah Mama? Linda Cohen Chats About Debut Book ‘1,000 Mitzvahs’

Sometimes the simplest things can make the biggest difference. In her debut book, 1,000 Mitzvahs, author Linda Cohen gives the rest of us a path to follow if we want to regularly help out...

Music & Poetry

Hope you'll visit my poetry blog! This week's prompt is about the relationship between poetry and music. Your comments and poems are always welcome. http://adelekenny.blogspot.com/

Madeleine L’Engle: My Writing and Spiritual Guide

I first met Madeleine L’Engle in a writers’ workshop she was leading at a New York City convent when I was trying to sell my first novel. She was very complimentary about my writing...

The Mnemosyne Weekly: Poem Twenty-Seven (Sexton)

The Starry Night painting by Vincent Van Gogh poem by Anne Sexton Planning my December ekphrastic poetry course for The Rooster Moans Poetry Cooperative has got me thinking about ekphrasis, and though I may not use this particular pairing...