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Embodiment

Shabbat, a Cellphone, and Jewish Concern

Rabbi Menachem Creditor | Posted 03.09.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Menachem Creditor

Shul is meant to be a sanctuary from judgment as much as it is meant to be a shield from the incessant buzzing of the world.

The Best Jewish Holiday

Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson | Posted 11.16.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

For more than a week, we continue to celebrate one holiday after another, each with its own set of rituals, songs, and customs. Exhausted by the holy days already behind us, and living in a culture that distrusts ritual in the first place, what can this frenetic activity mean to us?

Embracing Sexual Incarnation

Julie Clawson | Posted 10.27.2013 | Religion
Julie Clawson

When we repress our nature as sexual beings, we cease to be our full selves. This does not mean we must all give into every sexual impulse or desire we have, but acknowledge that they are a vital and normal part of who we are.

Fleshly Data: E-lit and the Post-Human

Illya Szilak | Posted 07.10.2013 | Books
Illya Szilak

In this post, I examine the work of Christine Wilks who ingeniously complicates the matter/information duality by employing computer code in the form of games to re-invoke embodied existence and the unreliable memories that bodies store.

Embodied Spirituality: 'The Body Is The Glory Of The Soul'

Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson | Posted 09.12.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

In our age, many identify a spiritual life precisely with an otherworldly attitude, one that looks upon physical things as somehow destructive. We need not be chained to this toxic split.

Embodying With Awareness

Willow Dea | Posted 04.17.2012 | Education
Willow Dea

Ultimately, if we "are what we teach," as Parker Palmer once famously offered, we are called to enact our deepest wisdom while we teach, parent, work, and walk through life.

Habit #1: Slowing Down

Willow Dea | Posted 01.23.2012 | Education
Willow Dea

Caution: You may be underwhelmed if you read this from a mental perspective; this post is an offer to your body and spirit.

Out of Your Mind: Eating With Your Body

Lisa Turner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Turner

Think about your last meal. Were you at the table, tasting, smelling its aroma, feeling its texture as you chewed? Or were you in your mind, mentally lining up the next thing on your to-do list.

Inner Life; A Social Responsibility

Megan McFeely | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Megan McFeely

Just by living in a more conscious way, I contribute to the whole, my relationships and my community.