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.
Mourning. Memories. Blessings. Aaron Panken was the rabbi at my home synagogue when I graduated from Tufts University. He jumped me through the hoops necessary to get into rabbinical school. He died. Suddenly, in a plane crash. I am shaken, thrown off. Confused. When...
Clown-walking with fins After scuba diving for the first time around the age of 15, I became a bit of an aficionado. Consequently, when I was vacationing and saw a friend in snorkeling gear, walking, horribly awkwardly, towards the water with fins on, I called out,...
Michelle is driving me back to her house, where I left my car. We just had a lovely dinner. Conversation with her just flows; she is one of my no-filter-required friends. The 84-Freeway here in Portland is doing its impression of Los Angeles traffic. The right lane is...