How a teddy bear, psychic revelations, and a series of tragedies sent Peter Himmelman down the path of observant Judaism.
The events in Charlotesville prove that for many Southerners, the Civil War has not yet been resolved.
August 15, 2017
Reflecting on the wonder and the absurdities of life after my sister's sudden death.
August 04, 2017
Remembering a friend who lived a meaningful life and inspired others to do the same.
February 09, 2017
How faith doesn't belong only to religion, and how we can bring it into our lives, down here on earth.
January 05, 2017
On the lessons learned about life in the midst of grieving over a friend's death.
November 21, 2016
Today, on election day, shower those close to you with love. This is the most subversive act you can do.
November 08, 2016
Without the capacity to see beyond the ceiling of our own personal clouds, we fear that a substantive increase in our giving will deplete us.
October 06, 2016
People wonder what they can do to decrease the tumult in the world today. I offer only this: That we rededicate ourselves to the ideal of giving to our children...
September 27, 2016
Too many of us think that pain and anger are an essential part of us; as if setting them down would feel like losing a limb. But we're wrong.