Courage Within Limitations

Courage-Within-Limitations

Photograph by Cecily Chenault Our perception is flawed and we should be skeptical of our own ability to perceive and understand the truths of this world. At times, we find ourselves feeling superior to dogs; … Read More

One Last Breath

One-Last-Breath

Photograph by Matteo Silvestri Sometimes, we’re called upon to sit and hold the hand of a dying elder. Someone we’ve spend time talking to and loving. Now, her eyes are closed and she’s laying upon … Read More

Respecting Subjective Meaning

Respecting-Subjective-Meaning

Photograph by Jon Tyson While walking to work, I witnessed something special and encouraging about the human spirit. By the Starbucks on 28th and Park, there’s generally a homeless gentleman nestled within the South East … Read More

The Journey

The-Journey

Photograph by Zoltan Tasi Like Dante, you came into existence with a question. Your question carries with it a journey. A special journey designed specifically for you. You’ll have guides, obstacles and insight. A guide … Read More

The Weakness of Strength

The-Weakness-of-Strength

Photograph by Hassan Ishan We all have strengths. When we look at our friends and family; we know their strengths. They may be friendly, polite, intelligent or strong. It varies from person to person and … Read More

Moving too quickly

moving-too-quickly

Photograph by Kristopher Roller There’s a constant unspoken ideological tug-of-war with the old-guard on the left and artists on the right. The old-guard protects us from ever-hastening change and reminds us of our roots; for … Read More

Perfection Through Torah Study

The-Importance-of-Torah-Study

Photograph by Aaron Burden The Rambam’s masterpiece, The Yad HaChazakah[1], has both a beautiful and meaningful order.  Understanding this order solves many of the ambiguities and complexities within its pages. Allow for me to share … Read More

In Defense of the Philosopher

In-Defense-of-the-Philosopher

Photograph by Giulia Bertelli At first, the philosopher appears to be strange. She sits alone in the library or at home; often early into the morning. She’s late for social events and may appear unaware … Read More