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Down Syndrome and a logotherapeutic attitude

Apropos to what I was writing about yesterday and the understandings that congealed in our logotherapy group, I received in my box a most beautiful, poignant and meaningful article by William Kolbrenner illustrating a logotherapeutic attitude towards life (although he … Continue reading

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Logotherapy From a Religious Perspective

1) What are the ways therapy might be viewed from a religious perspective and how is therapy likely to be viewed from the perspective of a religious logotherapist? 2) How do we picture G-d and in what ways if any … Continue reading

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Creativity of divine providence

(Eleventh in a series summarizing the book Halachic Man) The second idea of creativity in Judaism is divine providence. For whatever reason, God wanted to pay special attention to us human beings. Unlike the rest of the animal kingdom that … Continue reading

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Creativity: Creating the Self

(Tenth in a series summarizing the book Halachic Man) The idea of creativity in halacha is most manifest in four areas: a) teshuvah (the religious imperative to change one’s ways for the better) b) divine providence c) prophecy and d) … Continue reading

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Creative process

(Eighth in a series summarizing the book Halachic Man – Part Two: The power of creativity) The process of innovation that comes out of Torah study extends to the practical realm. Interpretation is not just an intellectual and theoretical exercise. … Continue reading

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The ideal truth-seeker

(Sixth in a series summarizing the book Halachic Man) Religious man, in his longing to be joined with the whole cosmos lets go of his individual ego. In contrast Halachic Man (see recent posts) remains an individual. He very much … Continue reading

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Not by the book

Everyone likes advice. They want to hear what the “experts” say. No one can really tell you “how to do it.” What I write about in this blog is my own practice and experience of life. Nothing else can lead … Continue reading

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Animation

I love this animation. Okay, I admit I’m partial. My son did it. But I still think it’s great! My favorite part is where the little boy slides off his seat in a way that’s very true to life. Can … Continue reading

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Shining faces

The house is strangely quiet this morning. No film school students coming into the kitchen to make themselves a cup of coffee. No phone calls to get a few more minor actors for the school scene. No queries about which … Continue reading

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