Seeking the Face of God

When we learn to see the face of God in every being, it becomes impossible to act with anything other than compassion and justice.

That You May Thrive

Judaism provides a model of human flourishing in which we never cut ourselves off from the full range of our emotions.

Baseless Love

Extending love and comfort begins with a change in how we think and act.

The Basic Elemental

Wisdom can be born from connection to the the vast interconnected wildness in the world.

Moving Through Fear

The Jewish value of courage doesn't require the absence of fear, only the capacity to move through it.

Taking the Long Way

When life throws up obstacles on our journey, it's tempting to want to turn around.

For Argument’s Sake

Jewish tradition teaches that appropriate arguments are conducted for the sake of Heaven.

My Darfur Tallit

A prayer shawl purchased in an African refugee camp is a reminder of those at the fringes that compel our moral responsibility.

Going for the Gold

The metal that never tarnishes is a symbol of spiritual constancy.

Thoughts on Prayers

In the face of tragedy, is there a place for thoughts and prayers?

We Will Hear and We Will Do

Is it better to act out of volition or obligation?

Wrestling With the Rough Stuff

Leaning into the hard parts of Jewish tradition.