Loosing My Religion
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  I was raised in a relatively orthodox Jewish family in the 1950’s, and had a bar mitzvah at 13. But if you had asked me about the meaning of the words I read from the Torah, I wouldn’t have … Read More

Tree Hugging Made Easy
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I had a conversation with a friend yesterday, and she said that whenever she visits her friends in the country, she has a favorite tree she always sits under for a while. Last week, as she was sitting under this … Read More

Blind Spots
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If you listen to certain spiritual teachers, particularly from the east, you’ll eventually hear about how important it is to break free from the hold of your ego in order to reach God consciousness. “God please help me get past … Read More

Gifted & Behaving Badly
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One of the things we tend to find confusing is when gifted people behave poorly. For example, a wildly popular entertainer who is suspected of child abuse. Or a charismatic and effective political leader who can’t seem to keep his … Read More

Whack-A-Mole
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Because of the varied nature of my work, I typically have a handful of different projects going on at any given time. And like most things in life, some parts of my projects are beyond my control. Occasionally, when life … Read More

Spirituality Versus Religion
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Although my intuitive counseling clients come from several faiths, the biggest majority consider themselves “spiritual but not religious.” According to recent surveys, something like 60% of people in the US identify themselves that way. But it’s interesting to me that … Read More

Your Ego Is A Problem
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So what’s the deal with the ego? Freud talked about it. Spiritual teachers from the East talk about it. Your girlfriend talks about yours. Is your ego a problem? Maybe. Probably. He’s the deal. Your ego is part of the … Read More

Releasing Judgment
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Being in judgment makes us feel a little more secure about ourselves, momentarily. Here’s what else it does: It creates a false sense of separation between ourselves and others It puts us squarely in the ego and the intellect, and … Read More

Your Guardian Angel
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I’ve always felt connected to the angelic realm, and love feeling the presence of angels. But I didn’t focus much on the concept of guardian angels, or focus on my own, until recently. I was reading up on the life … Read More

What’s A Blessing?
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I’m going to recite a very old joke that my father used to tell: A fine Jewish doctor had done very well in his practice for many years, and to reward himself, he went an bought a new Jaguar sports … Read More

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