Fear. But, don’t indulge it.

Fear. But, don’t indulge it.

I had wanted today’s article to align with the celebration in the U.S. of Martin Luther King, Jr. However, my plans did not work out. While I love Dr. King and his inspirational messages about love and peace, today’s message is about FEAR. (I was on my way to Trader...
ABC. Vertical with God.

ABC. Vertical with God.

Left/Right & Up/Down & ABC’s Atonement works in two different directions:      horizontally ➡ and vertically ⬆.   ➡ Atonement on the horizontal axis is reserved for matters of forgiveness between people. For societal and social trespasses, we must...
Spiritual Acceptance – What is is.

Spiritual Acceptance – What is is.

Acceptance is saying “what is is.” Acceptance The more we fight with reality, the less smoothly our lives go. The spiritual word for “not fighting with reality” is acceptance. (The religious word is surrender.) The more we accept, the easier our lives are....
Free Gift (for tech addicts)!

Free Gift (for tech addicts)!

Last Monday, you received issue 38/40 of this newsletter, which suggested that thoughtful gift-giving can curb this season from becoming the holidazes. A web-version of the article can be found here. What follows is an example of a symbolic gift you can print and...
Holy days. Not holi-daze.

Holy days. Not holi-daze.

    If your holiday season feels to you to be more holidaze than holy days, ‘tis on you, my friend. I’m sorry. Well, kinda. It is. Right? The thing that is keeping you from having “the most wonderful time of the year” is part brain chemistry and part you....
Nevertheless, love

Nevertheless, love

Love, nevertheless |  Rabbi Brian | 2017 | issue 36 of 40   The 77% Weekly Nourishing Spiritual-Religious Hunger 40/52 weeks a year I thank you for reading. If you know of someone who might like this, please share. Not a subscriber yet? Sign up for...