Finding the Holiness…Right Where You Are.

I'm listening to a fantastic shiur, the kind of deep learning that makes my mind ache a little, like a muscle that's been well-used.  I know when I'm learning something that feeds me when it changes how I look at the world around me. Have you ever gone on a long trip away from home … Continue reading Finding the Holiness…Right Where You Are.

Menuchah and Watts

Every moment is precious and is the only thing we really have in this life. I've been enjoying my Menuchas Hanefesh studies immensely.  The mindfulness that observance brings to everyday life was a big part of what initially drew me to Judaism and this study only digs deeper into that idea. Interestingly enough, it also … Continue reading Menuchah and Watts

Menuchas Hanefesh…and Long Flights

I've been taking a break to fly about as far as someone can and still remain in the United States.  We flew from Anchorage last week to Ft. Lauderdale and spent a wonderful Shabbos and weekend with friends and family there.  It's been great visiting grocery stores with whole kosher aisles and spotting kippahs all … Continue reading Menuchas Hanefesh…and Long Flights