The spiritual-fitness self-assessment
The Spiritual-Fitness-Self-Assessment is a free, simple downloadable tool that in five minutes will help you to establish where you might have holes in your spiritual- practice.
Learn if you might need help with patience, forgiveness, anger, love, and more.
A modern-day rabbi with John Lennon’s inclusivity and a Blues Brothers mission.
Rabbi Brian lives in Portland, Oregon with his family.
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For the spiritual but not religious – people who aren’t uplight about denominationalism and know that all religions practiced correctly are fingers pointing to the same moon.
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The 77% Weekly Newsletter
The 77% Weekly Newsletter is sent every Monday morning, except the last Monday of the month. You can get some spiritual-nourishment right in your in-box. It’s free. And, wonderful.
Why is it called The 77% Weekly? Because 52 weeks a year minus 12 (last Mondays of the month) equals 40. (40/52 is 77%)
Chances are you work too much. Many of us do. (You probably agree.) So, I want to remind you that you only need a 77% to pass.
Anthony Bourdain’s recent suicide rocked a lot of people. I loved his show No Reservations. It was real. He was so real. Just him. Passionate. Not perfectly polished. As is. Likable in his humanity. Not posing. Him sharing his life and food with us. And, then. Whump!...
Rabbi Brian's Diary (later edited and cleaned up) What happened Moments ago, I was standing at the Pre-TSA security counter, drinking down the water portion of the ice-water in my insulated thermos. The blue-shirted Anthony engaged me in conversation while I paused...
Non-Striving Judy (not her real name) meets with me for spiritual direction. She sat looking a bit defeated. As she spoke her arms and shoulders did an impression of Alfred E. Neuman's signature shrug. She was presenting a problem as old as history itself. (Later in...