#Spirituality

Miscellaneous | Judaism

6 Steps to Improving Your Relationship With Your Spouse - Love & Judaism

We have the ability to perceive any person and any situation in a positive way, if we choose to do so.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

25 Shabbat Facts Every Jew Should Know

Every week, for the 25 hours beginning just before sundown on Friday until after night has fallen on Saturday night, Jewish people celebrate Shabbat, a period of rest and spiritual rejuvenation.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

What Is Tikkun Olam? - What does Tikkun Olam mean, who came up with it, and how do I do it?

Tikkun Olam: In Jewish teachings, any activity that improves the world, bringing it closer to the harmonious state for which it was created.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

How (Not) to Fight Evil - Chapter 14 of Positivity Bias

How often do we wish we could be kinder and more loving? Who hasn’t wished that they could curb their impulses to satisfy momentary needs? Who doesn’t want their good deeds to outshine their selfish ones?

Miscellaneous | Judaism

7 Paradoxes About the Sukkah That Help Us Break Through Illusions

We depend on our touchstones: psychological security, a stable income, protection from crime. Clothing, food, warm shelter

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Flying Rocks, Palm Fronds, And The Soul Of Sukkot

It’s 2019 and here we are, educated people, carrying around palm fronds and a citron while the rest of the world is busy being productive. What’s with the Jews and their stubborn insistence on living in a world of superstitions and anachronisms?

Miscellaneous | Judaism

How Does Yom Kippur Work? - DIY Soul Repair - High Holidays

Only you can fix yourself. What does a particular day of the year have to offer?

Miscellaneous | Judaism

9 Rosh Hashanah Myths and Misconceptions - High Holidays

Get ready to reexamine everything you ever assumed you knew about Rosh Hashanah

Miscellaneous | Religion & Spirituality

Alveda C. King: What's the answer to racism? America should return to God | Fox News

There is a strange phenomenon is play nowadays, where the Trump Derangement Syndrome and the Deplorables are at each other throats.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Who Is a Good Jew? - Wisdom & Teachings

What are people made of? What really lies beneath the surface of the masks we wear and present to the world? Are we selfish animals at heart motivated by base desires, or are we aspiring souls seeking deeper meaning and connection with others?

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn’s Soviet Photo; or, Seeing the Rebbe Once He’s Gone - Chabad-Lubavitch News

A search for the story behind the sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe’s lone Soviet portrait yields not one, but two photos

Miscellaneous | Religion & Spirituality

Brain Surgeon Recalls His Near-Death Experience, Says He’s Been to a Heavenly Kingdom

Out-of-body experiences, or near-death experiences (NDEs), are not uncommon. Whilst such supernormal accounts are countless, science is yet ...

News | Jewish Community

Podcast: Dovid Margolin on the Rebbe’s Campaign for a Moment of Silence

How something as simple as a brief moment of reflection for schoolchildren could influence hearts and minds for the better.

Miscellaneous | Religion & Spirituality

A resurrection in faith-based films - CBS News

Long out of favor in Hollywood, faith-based movies, like "Breakthrough," are back on screen, with big-name talent, larger budgets, and box-office success

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Is It All About Getting Spiritually High? - Parsha Perks

Our natural human desire to get close to God sometimes leads us to pursue methods of religious ecstasy. Yet our human desire to be close to God may well be at odds with God’s divine desire to be close to us.

Miscellaneous | Religion & Spirituality

The Many Reasons to Be Thankful | National Review

We face challenges both domestically and internationally. But the reality is that things are pretty good and getting better all the time.

Advice & Self-Help | Products with Integrity

The Rhythm and Energy of My Paintings

My paintings have a life of their own and creating them has been a dialogue with an expanded part of myself— as in a dance or puzzle which unfolds before me.

News | Interesting Links

Virgin Mary statue appears to 'weep' olive oil that smells like roses

The Catholic Diocese of Las Cruces is investigating a Virgin Mary statue that appears to be weeping in a Las Cruces, New Mexico, church.

Health & Fitness | Health

Training Physicians as Healers, July 18 - AMA Journal of Ethics

George Washington University has taken the lead in preparing trainees to meet patients’ spiritual needs by integrating spirituality into its curriculum.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Religious Experience Has Fascinating Effect On The Brain

Brains scans during religious experience reveal the effects of intense divine feelings.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

“Tell Them It’s Never Too Late”

The rabbinical students hesitated before knocking. The name on the doorbell read David O’Malley-Keyes. Not a very Jewish sounding name. But you never know.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Why are dreams such potent vehicles for the supernatural?

The world’s great religions and spiritual journeys emerged from dreams and visions. Neurochemistry tells us how

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Raising the World’s Vibration | Spirituality & Health Magazine

As the world seems to be getting crazier by the moment, we need to amp up our personal practices of peacefulness, love, compassion, understanding and responsibility.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

If Judaism Is Spiritual, Why All the Rules? - On Freedom By Choice - Questions & Answers

More than Torah is about keeping rules, it’s about breaking them. Torah is about transcending the rules of the universe and creating freedom.

Psychology | Relationships

Connect With Spiritual Friends: Here's How

I knew I needed to make some new friends who shared my love for everything wellness and woo-woo, but I didn't know where to find these hip, heart-centered, crystal-loving ladies. Turns out, they're everywhere. You just have to know where to look. If you��

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

31 Yoga Photos by Robert Sturman to Inspire Transcendence

As you meet your true Self, you will begin to transcend attitudes, reactions, and ways of being you were previously accustomed to. Open up to the true you.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Reiki goes mainstream: Spiritual touch practice now commonplace in hospitals - The Washington Post

Sandra Delgado wasn’t held much as a child growing up in a stern, Catholic, Mexican-immigrant home in the San Fernando Valley.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

What a Shaman See’s In a Mental Hospital | Spirit Science

The Shamanic View of Mental Illness In the shamanic view, mental illness signals “the birth of a healer,” explains Malidoma Patrice Somé. Thus, mental disor

Health & Fitness | Spiritual Development

How moms set children's spiritual compass and why it matters - Religion News Service

Mothers are best at conveying "the spiritual life is as real as the earth under our feet: We stand on it and we count on it,” a psychologist says.