Thank you to everyone who donated money to my friends. I'll apologize now if I repost it a few times - they really are in a horrific situation that may drag out a long time in court. I want to say - The generosity you all have shown warmed my cynical, black heart. You've also … Continue reading A quick thank you…
For me, The Bhagavad-Gita ticks off two items on my reading checklist: It knocks a book off The Western Canon (under the “Ancient India (Sanskrit)” section), & it expands my knowledge of other religions. Now, I’m not very religious. In fact, my general cynical nature extends to giving the stink eye towards religion. 🤨 Still, … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Bhagavad-Gita translated by Barbara Stoler Miller
When I was a pre-teen/teenager, I found myself moving away from the faith in which my parents raised me (Judaism). I’m convinced it has to do with my anger at the G-d I’d known, since this was just after my Mom died. Tangent: Some Jewish people don’t write the word G-d out, because it might … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Earth Power by Scott Cunningham
This is usually the point where I would swear I have nothing against Christians, that I love & cherish people regardless of their religion, & that I welcome them to celebrate their holidays with all the love, gift-giving, decorating, treats, & other trappings they wish. Instead, I think I’ll just imply the heck out of … Continue reading A Lonely Jew On Christmas
Another brilliant post by Carla on why G-d can't serve as an argument against being "pro-choice." I'd also add, in the Old Testament, there's a section about how a woman could go to a priest to get an abortion if the child wasn't her husband's. I found that section quite amusing, to be honest!