speak to us of love

When love beckons to you, follow him, Though his ways are hard and steep. And when his wings enfold you yield to him, Though the sword hidden among his pinions may wound you. And when he speaks to you believe in him, Though his voice may shatter your dreams as the north wind lays waste …

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Your Jewish Nonprofit’s Guide to #GivingTuesday

Whether you lead, support, or are simply invested in the flourishing of a Jewish nonprofit, you have the opportunity to make an impact next Tuesday, December 3, raising funds in an exciting, social, and substantial way. #GivingTuesday is a movement developed in the wake of the commercial holidays following Thanksgiving: Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, …

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Moving Audiences with UpStart

This week I had the privilege of leading a "clinic" for UpStart's cohort of bold entrepreneurs at a three-day lab in the Bay Area, CA. Together we explored audience-centered marketing and how to tell your brand story consistently and effectively while recruiting for everyday campaigns. I am immensely grateful to UpStart for allowing me this …

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Figuring by Maria Popova

Apparently, Ralph Waldo Emerson fantasized about the merits of a pentagonal relationship with four of his closest friends as the ideal Platonic form of intimacy. Among his selected poly-platonic partners would be revolutionary Margaret Fuller, astronomer Caroline Herschel, poet and transcendentalist Samuel Ward, and his wife, Anna Baker Ward, with whom Margaret Fuller and Emerson …

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a meditation on water

when the surface is unsettled, peaking and swaying, one curve to another my image fails to exist glimpses of my skin are found in pale color, and across many distant angles but left to calm itself slowing its dance from side to side the fragments rearrange themselves to form a more focused gaze and there …

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on a different view of g!d

Every existing thing is the expression of thought. Man-made things are the expressions of man's thought; all else and man himself, is the expression of Divine Thought. The entire solar and planetary system; the sun, the moon, the stars, the clouds, the rivers, the mountains, valleys, trees, flowers and birds; all, all are expressions of …

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