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A Jewish Story that Explains Reincarnation as a Blessing

Wheels of the Soul (as quoted in “The Way” pages 82-85) When the Baal Shem Tov was living in the town of Medzhibozh, in Poland, it was said that this righteous man had the power to cure all sorts of … Continue reading

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Show Me The Way to Go Home

The Way: Using the Wisdom of Kabbalah (2001) “There was once a great scholar named Rabbi Naftali Zvi Yehuda Berlin, who had become known as the Netziv. He had many students and he had written dozens of books. One day … Continue reading

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I’m Not a Jewish Mystic, but I Could So Easily Be One

The Holy Zohar: The Book of Abraham On Wednesday of this week, at about 10:15 am, I was looking through my basement library for a couple of books, that I needed to scan the covers of, for new images of … Continue reading

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Another Name for the Holy Spirit?

Shekinah On Friday, Raymond, in our Faith & Science group Zoom meeting, wanted to demonstrate the use of words as conveyors of deeper, hidden symbolism. He then said a word in French, la colombe. Instantly, someone (I think it was … Continue reading

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One of Jesus’ Last “Words” on the Cross

Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? This scripture is the most misunderstood question that Jesus has been quoted as saying, while he was hanging on the cross. Some have even called him out for asking it, suggesting that if the crucifixion was … Continue reading

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Is Masada a Myth?

Herod The Great’s Fortification Sometimes, you just have to be there, to get some idea of what’s gone on behind the scenes. This picture, above, reminds me so much of Montsegur. But that’s where I am reminded that the victors … Continue reading

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Blinded by the Light?

Saul of Tarsus on the Road to Damascus St. Paul‘s conversion to being an Apostle of Jesus Christ has all hallmarks of an internal experience. (The Acts of the Apostles, chapter 9, is where you can read about the ‘event’:) … Continue reading

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Optics: Racial Confrontations

Judge Not, That You Be Not Judged The Lincoln Memorial confrontation that happened this past weekend was everywhere on the news yesterday. The focus appeared to be on a white teenager in a MAGA cap standing in front of a … Continue reading

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