Longing for paradise: another view on heaven.

We long for paradise. It’s as if something deep down cries out within us and reminds of how it used to be, or at least how its meant to be. We long for a state of existence where pain isn’t in our vocabulary. Where strife, war, anger, lust, hurt don’t have the last word. [Read more...]

Jewish Superheroes: A look at an oppressed people

The Jewish people (in and outside of biblical record) were an oppressed people. If you put this in terms of highschool. They were the ‘nerds’ of the world. They were the essential outsider, the geeks who never got the girl. Their story (in the Torah, Gemara, Mishnah, Tanya and others) out of that oppression seems to be quite document in their literature. During their development as a people, one man stood apart in the eyes of their deity. He was chosen to be the progenitor, or the first Jewish Superhero of the race of this ‘holy nation’. [Read more...]

Leaving the the gardens of our own making: a different view on the adam and eve story

desire longs for a less mediated reality. – anna smith Delight yourself in the LORD and he will give you the desires of your heart. — David I have this old pair of shoes. The other day as it was pouring down with rain (as it does in England!) I found out the hard way [Read More...]


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