Am I a Mystic?

Hearing mysticism defined by Rabbi Jacobson, I sure hope so: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2Fpr2TQuE4&feature=PlayList&p=9356F2059F668AF4&index=4]

My Soul Doctor

I’ve spent every day for the last six weeks doing lovingkindness meditation. My husband has not. This has created an interesting dynamic! I had the good fortune to spend time with Rabbi Simon Jacobson recently. His sister Chanei made the introduction....

Note to Self:

Amy urges me to be careful of how I speak to myself. I love learning from Sylvia Boorstein for many reasons. In this clip, I love the way she calls herself “Sweetheart.” [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Axb_pRiYPcI]

Stand Up Straight!

“Your posture is terrible!” my friend Elizabeth told me while we were attending a retreat together last November. Two months later, I think she’d take back that comment! Adrienne Stone‘s Trager therapy has truly realigned my body. In her own...

Yoga

Amy Elias Kornfeld, my new yoga teacher, is going to help me “to align with the divine.” We’re starting slowly. I took my first yoga class with Amy and I am no longer allowed to use the F word (fat) or the O word (old.) If I do use disparaging...

Liminal Space

Why is it that every time I meet someone who exhibits kindness and a willingness to help me find peace, my eyes well up with tears? According to Amy Elias Kornfeld, the radiant yoga teacher I just met, it’s because I am living in a “liminal space.”...