Elul & The High Holy Days: A Time for Spiritual Accounting

Chevre, The theology of a religious institution is reflected as much in its budget as in its Bible. The Bible tells the stories and provides the laws that illustrate the religion’s beliefs. The budget, of course, reflects where the synagogue or church or mosque puts...

Upcoming Shabbat Dessert: Doing a Spiritual Accounting

Chevre, I’m looking forward to my return to Chicago and to sharing another Shabbat dessert with you.  Many thanks to Beth, Bruce, Renee, Wayne and Robin for hosting and leading in my absence. As I’ve written earlier, on this Wednesday I will post some...

Upcoming Shabbat Dessert: Doing a Spiritual Accounting

Chevre, I’m looking forward to my return to Chicago and to sharing another Shabbat dessert with you.  Many thanks to Beth, Bruce, Renee, Wayne and Robin for hosting and leading in my absence. As I’ve written earlier, on this Wednesday I will post some...

Elul: Spiritual Training Month

Chevre, Before applying for a new job, we ready our resume, investigate potential employers, consider what job might best fit our talents, skills and experience. Before running a marathon, we begin with shorter runs, building up our endurance both mentally and...
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