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Church at the Mall on Sunday

We were in the mall last Sunday afternoon and took lunch in the food court. Sounds of children playing on a nearby carousel competed against the din of the crowd socializing there. It was hard...

The Mnemosyne Weekly: Poem Thirty-Eight (Adair)

  Photo Credit: ESA/Hubble A star-forming region in the Large Magellanic Cloud This week's poem, "Riding a Koan," by Virginia Hamilton Adair, moves me for so many reasons. I love the way it sustains the extended metaphor...

The Bow Of Love

Love bent down to listen to what was in your heart, and found only good there —that you wished to impart.   Love then became a rainbow that bridged the infinite sky, to bring to others all that it had heard, so...

Anxiety Closet

I decide to address the problem of my home office when the piles of paper begin spilling off the desk and onto the floor. It’s really difficult to be productive when “stuff” takes over...

Blessings

There are blessings in every human experience. Finding them is the key. Especially the painful ones. Whether it's to learn a lesson or humble an inflated ego, god has mysterious ways of working in...

Reading, Intimacy, Angels of Death

Reading, I think, is a fundamentally spiritual experience. The phenomenologist Georges Poulet once remarked that, when we read, another person’s “I” enters into our own souls. Think about it: when we read the word...

Just One Thing. Rick Hanson Ph.D.

Home > Blog > Fear > Embrace Fragility Could it crack? The Practice: Embrace fragility. Why? The truth of anything is like a mosaic with many tiles, many parts. One part of the truth of things is that they are...

FAQ: How To Find Your Own Member Profile URL

Here are the steps to take if you want to find your personalized member profile URL.   Login here: https://tiferetjournal.com/wp-login.php Under the "My Account" option that shows at the top of the screen you will choose "Profile" and...

To Keep an Open Mind

We must strengthen our individual love to get rid of the force of fear that is trying to overcome our fragile human minds. Our minds, so delicate, can only process so much at one time;...

Grandfather Now

The shift has happened: it was you. Catch up to your wave and ride it through the ocean of Presence. No need to appropriate the culture of an ancient tribe. The hollow in your chest...