Category: Holiday

  • Happy NOW Year!

    Most humans are never fully in the now, because unconsciously they believe that the next moment must be more important than this one. But, then you miss your whole life, which is never not now.”      – Eckhart Tolle As I was sipping my coffee in bed this morning, I was posting Facebook greetings, when the […]

  • Happy Thanksgiving

    “If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.” – Meister Eckhart As I write this, a day before Thanksgiving, many of us are stressed out about the economy and are wondering what we have to be thankful for when our portfolios continue to tank and […]

  • Five Tips for Holiday Eating and Beyond

    “When you are free to eat whatever you want, food quickly loses its power over you. you are able to eat ANYTHING, without eating EVERYTHING.” – Dr. Michelle May Well, next week is Thanksgiving and they’ve begun to show up in women’s magazines, newspapers, online and on TV – those obligatory articles with tips about […]

  • Remove the Mask!

    Before he died, Rabbi Zusya said: “In the world to come they will not ask me, ‘Why were you not Moses? They will ask me, ‘Why were you not Zusya?’” – Legend about Hasidic Rabbi Zusya of Hanipoli I started to notice a couple of weeks ago that the talk on Facebook and among friends […]

  • Passover – Freedom Happens in the Wilderness

    “The Promised Land always lies on the other side of a Wilderness.” – Havelock Ellis Here we are on the fifth day of Passover and I’m just getting this post about Passover finished. Well, I’m going to blame it on the fact that I couldn’t find Matzo Meal or Matzos. Yeah, that’s right, NO Matzo […]

  • Lent With a Twist

    “When the why is strong enough, the how is easy.” – Jim Rohn I’ve been hearing over the past week or so what friends, family, clients and even folks I don’t know on Twitter have given up for Lent. Now the “trending topic” is how hard it is to give these things up. “One week […]

  • Jambalaya, Crawfish Pie, Filé Gumbo…

    …Son of a gun, we’ll have big fun on the Bayou! My last move with my parents was to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where I graduated from high school (Shout out to my fellow Woodlawn Alumni). It was a move I didn’t want to make, leaving my beloved Atlanta, the summer between my freshman and sophomore […]