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When Grace Backfires

In 1958 the Teddy Bears released the song “To know him is to love him, ” which might as well have been called “To know, know, know, him is to love, love, love, him, ” since that’s the way everybody reme...
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Choose Love Not Power

One of my recently published books is entitled Choose Love Not Power.  It may be the most important book I have ever written.  It’s an updated version of a book I wrote years ago, entitled The Power Delusion. ...
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Deeper Meanings for Sabbath Keeping

I grew up in a Jewish neighborhood and I knew that Orthodox Jews make a big thing out of observing the Sabbath. Having a day off from the hectic activities of everyday life for some fun and relaxation always se...
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The Myopic Nature of Greed

We have all heard before that money can’t buy happiness. We have all heard before that it doesn’t matter how much money we attain we will always want more. We have all heard before that money management starts ...
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Leaving Auschwitz with Love

“Where there is hatred, let me sow love” This line from the famous prayer by St. Francis has permeated my thoughts for years. Upon it rest many decisions I have made throughout my life. Whether these decision...
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Embracing the 'Feminine Side' of God

There is a feminine side of God. I always knew this. Even before the feminist movement demanded that I use inclusive language to publicly declare this truth, I saw this side of God in the Jesus who approached ...