Category Archives: Spiritual

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT – EXTREME GUIDE TO PARENTING!

TUNE IN TO SEE Spiritually Sexy Diva Mama, Shira Adler & family on the debut episode of BRAVO TV’s Extreme Guide to Parenting, airing Thrs. Aug. 7, 9:30pm/8:30c. In honor of the premier, take advantage of a special discount on Diva Mama Aromatherapy Synergy Sprays as seen in the premier of Bravo’s new docu-series Extreme…

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Upside Down Icicle

Despite feeling raw in my still fresh mourning of my mother’s passing, yesterday, I spotted something uncommonly soothing and strangely inspiring. I felt blessed to capture such a rare sight; an obvious totem. A bizarre beacon, I decided it was a sign because it seemed a fitting gesture from my mother, who always urged me…

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Our Quiet Hero – in Memory of Shelley Adler

A poem of my mother’s: I would pass quickly into nothingness. God does not need my dust to fertilize His flowers and I prefer not to feed His worms. I would lose my ashes as a summer day tossed with gentle breezes to some warm valley where they might stay harmlessly enough in trees or…

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Heavenly Katie Couric

Imagine being trapped under water for 15-30 minutes. Picture a shadowy creature with metal protrusions in the form of tin crowns, spiking off its seven heads. Consider picking up a paintbrush, never having had a lesson in your life, and watching as strange, powerful and mythical brush strokes flow from your hands as if someone…

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Near Death = New Life

[For those who may have missed the news that I was the invited guest blogger on Katie Couric’s new ABC talk show yesterday, below is a reposting of the blog that appears on KatieCouric.com. The follow-up post to the show yesterday will appear later this week. A special shout out to the incredible women at…

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Things that go bump in the night. . .

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796-1875), Mother Protecting Her Child, c 1855-1858, French. Oil on canvas. 37.9 x 46.2 cm. Courtesy of the Philadelphia Museum Art

We all have things that we are afraid of when we’re young. Some of our fears disappear as we grow older, when we analyze with a more mature and rational mind, that in fact the size of our monsters could not realistically fit under our beds or hide in our closets. Some monsters, however, are…

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Special Mid-Week Announcement

I’m happy to share this week’s blog for Working Mother Magazine! (aka Spiritually S-E-X-Y pt. 10) Be Sexy Quietly . . . or else

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Special mid-week announcement: Follow my new blog series on Working Mother magazine!

Each Wednesday you can find a new post from a fresh, different, and pretty out there blog series about what is sexy, spiritual, or spiritually sexy. Last week’s post kicked off the new series and this week’s is available here. As always, I invite you to leave a comment here, there and anywhere you wish….

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On the occasion of 11-11-11 . . .

I wrote two blog pieces in August, shortly before and immediately after the passing of my beloved Grandfather, Calvin J. Goodman.  Rarely a day has gone by since then that I have not thought of Grandpa and in my inimitable fashion, I often ask for a sign so I know he is with me.  Today…

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Making Days Holy

For those of you who don’t know, the Jewish High Holy Days begin with Rosh Hashana (the New Year) and end with Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement).  During this ten day stretch, those who observe go through a period of deep introspection, evaluate the choices and actions we’ve made over the course of the…

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