Compassion and Self-Esteem

The inestimable Karen Armstrong was a guest speaker at my synagogue’s Sabbath service this past week. She drew from different religions’ references to the central idea of kindness and acceptance of others.  In the case of the Old Testament or Torah, she referenced the story of Abraham welcoming, for no apparent reason, three strangers into his camp on a hot …

Alone with yourself

“You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with” Wayne W Dyer Don’t you just love the idea Wayne Dyer promotes here? If you like yourself, you’re never lonely, even or especially when you’re alone. It’s a simple and beautifully elegant truth. No matter how much you love or like someone else, they can never be exactly …