Freedom to Celebrate Resilience

How can each person deal with the layers of complexity and chaos in our global society?  We are dealing with a phenomenon that is affecting us globally, however we each live in a different part of the globe, in countries and even regions of countries that are affected somewhat differently, and the leaders of each place choose to deal with the problem and its consequences in different ways…

Music to my Soul

Tonight, I had one of the most enjoyable evenings in the last couple of weeks. I registered for a free series of classes about music. This is not music appreciation per se, but understanding music development, notation, harmonies, overtones, and beats. The presenter is a delightful musician, arranger and teacher…

Recognize the Darkness and Spread the Light

We have just passed the shortest day of the year, and although the day is a bit longer now, darkness falls fast.  It seems that the natural rhythm of darkness and light is much more noticeable these days, as our world is plunged into the darkness of a pandemic which touches all corners of the world and spreads a deep feeling of gloom over everything.  We need to honor the mournful feelings, to stay with them a bit…

What does it mean to be a Tulip?

Looking out of my window in Israel, I see my garden coming to life. The dry earth and leafless branches of the rose bushes suddenly came to life after the rains of the last 2 weeks. Not only leaves have sprouted, I can already see some rose buds developing.