Monthly Archives: April 2011

Spiritual magnetic fields

Rivkah (the friend and study partner I’ve written about here) and I were studying about consciousness. On the topic of consciousness our text, Alei Shur brought a metaphor of magnetic fields, saying that just as physical magnetic fields exist in … Continue reading

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Love is all-encompassing

Two last interview questions from the logotherapy podcast interview to share… M: Frankl drew some very clear lines on where logotherapy ended and where religion began, and yet, it is generally well accepted that logotherapy is highly compatible with a … Continue reading

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Welcoming challenges

To continue my notes from the logotherapy podcast interview… M: Tell us more about the work that you do in Israel. B: I see private clients and I co-facilitate an English speaking logo training program in Israel to a group … Continue reading

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Master teachers

Contemplating about the Passover holiday has brought up thoughts of stuck-ness and redemption. The word for Egypt, the place where the emerging Jewish nation was stuck 3,300 years ago, is Mitzrayim from the word meitzar, a narrow place. As slaves … Continue reading

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Redemption

With the Jewish holiday of Passover coming up I devoted time to our study group to discuss the topic of questions. I opened the discussion by stating the obvious: The central experience of Judaism revolves around asking questions. The Passover … Continue reading

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The search and the invitation

We continue with my written notes for the logotalk podcast. M: You’ve talked to me before about two directions of seeking the will to meaning and of hearing the call to meaning. Can you say more about that? B: I … Continue reading

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Spiritual source of logotherapy

The second logotalk podcast question put to me was: Marshall: Do you see logotherapy as having a spiritual source, and, if so, how would you describe it? Batya: Frankl writes about the unconscious relation to God. We can say simply … Continue reading

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