Book Reviews, love, Parapsychology

Meant to Be

I love asking couples the story of how they met. Falling in love has always seemed to me something of a miracle. In the space of mere days--or even hours--you can go from not knowing another person exists to wanting to spend the rest of your life with them. If that's not magic, what is? And then there are the… Continue reading Meant to Be

Book Reviews, Language, psychology, Spirituality, Travel

The boy who wanted to be a Jew

Julius Lester writes in his book Lovesong: Becoming a Jew that as a young black boy growing up in the American South his favorite piece to play on the piano was Kol Nidre, the song that opens the observance of the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur. "When I stop playing," he writes, "there is a painful yearning in my stomach,… Continue reading The boy who wanted to be a Jew