Spirituality & Health Magazine

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Rabbi Rami Shapiro
According to a study by University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor Philip Schwadel, the higher one’s level of education is, the broader and more liberal one’s religious beliefs become. I would like to take credit for this. I would like to think that as students are exposed to my World Religions class...
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Rabbi Rami Shapiro
Jews are cool. Not all of us, of course, but many. Some are humanist and some are Hasidic— being cool isn’t a denominational thing. It is a matter of being at home with yourself while dancing on the cutting edge of your culture. Jewish establishments (those exceptionally uncool masters of money and...
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Eve Hogan
Dear Eve, I am just not successful in love. I go out on dates, maybe even go out with someone for a few months, but at some point they always break up with me or call it off. I am not sure what I am doing wrong. The most recent woman just said that she didn’t feel like we would work out; the one...
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Rabbi Rami Shapiro
I am envious of Grover Norquist. First, he's named after a Sesame Street character, and how cool is that? Second, he controls the votes of hundreds of legislators and through them has his fingers on the throat of America. And all because of a simple pledge he concocted in the '80s. The idea of...
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Fleda Brown
“All the siblings in my family are authentic members of my family. Because our identity doesn’t depend on our possessing some unchanging “common thing,” we don’t have to argue over who has more of it.If we understand identity in this way, all Buddhists are 100 percent Buddhist. ” This is a quote...
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Julie Peters
When famous yogi and author Yogananda visits Gandhi in his memoir Autobiography of a Yogi , it happens to be Monday, Gandhi’s weekly day of silence. “Years ago,” the great master explained the next day, “I started my weekly observance of a day of silence as a means for gaining time to look after my...
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Eve Hogan
Dear Eve, Is it “normal” for your husband, age 54, married 24 years, with two children together, to start wanting you to have sex with other men? He wants to be involved, too. I am not comfortable with this. I have told him this, but he keeps insisting. Please send me your feelings and advice...
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Celebrant Institute
By Nikiah Seeds This week there was new moon in the sky, did you notice it? Aha! That was a trick question! The new moon is also referred to as the dark moon because it is the only time of the month when we are not able to see it in the sky. You see on the day of new moon, the moon rises when the...

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