Writing

After a Death, an Ant Reminds Me to Choose Life

A writer I admired passed away on Saturday, March 2.  I met Robyn Richey Piz in a class at Lighthouse Writers Workshop in Denver, and she invited me to join a writing salon.  I...

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...

Writing From Your Soul: Workshop with Wayne Dyer

Do you have an inspirational story that could benefit others? How about a great story idea that you would like to turn into a book? Join celebrated self-empowerment author Wayne Dyer as he discusses some...

04/14/13: Tiferet Talk with Julie Maloney

Please join us on April 14, at 7pM EST as we interview writing teacher Julie Maloney. Maloney’s first poetry collection, Private Landscape, was published in 2007, and in 2003 she founded Women Reading Aloud, a non-profit organization...

Nourishing the Soul

Wow, I feel great!! I rolled out of bed early Monday morning. I haven’t felt this good in weeks!!  Usually I’m up early and ready to tackle the day but the last few weeks I...

A blank canvas

It can be a bit intimidating to get started. That may be true in whatever it is that you’re doing, but especially if you’re creating art. That blank canvas… So much possibility. Possibility — or pressure? Depends on...

Classical Literature, the Gods, and Metaphysical Desire

In December I finished teaching a course on classical myth and literature for undergraduates. We read a variety of texts and from a variety of time periods. Among the works we studied were The...

BEAUTIFUL RUINS — beautifully insightful

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...

2013 Writing Contest

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

Another Way of Knowing

There are many cultures that honor visions not only of their spiritual leaders, but also of ordinary people. For these cultures, such visions give meaning to their everyday roles and activities. In our contemporary...