Category Archives: Spiritual

Goodness, Truth, Beauty

Five and a half years ago I cried, sang & officiated at my Grandmother, Florence Goodman’s funeral. And this weekend, on a cloudless, magnificent day in Southern California, I cried, sang & co-officiated with Rabbi Saul Strosberg from Nashville, for her partner of sixty-five years… my beloved Grandfather, Calvin Goodman.  Goodness, Truth & Beauty is…

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Life, love and what happens next… in honor of Calvin Goodman

His is not a name many of you know, but Calvin Goodman is a beautiful, courageous and accomplished man.  In my life, in my family, he’s more famous than Sinatra, more brilliant than Einstein and much cuter than Bieber.  At least for now, Calvin Goodman is my Grandfather, still.  And even though he’s going to…

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I Guess I AM the Marrying Kind

The irony isn’t lost on me that among the many lanes I pursue to earn a living — writer, cantor, past life regressionist, spiritual counselor — I count officiating weddings as one of the most joyful and fun in the bunch.  I can’t help it… I love marrying people.  You could say I’m the marrying…

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From Sound to Silence

I am not afraid of many things in life, probably because I’ve survived so many, relatively speaking, horrible incidents.  But recently, something frightening has been happening.  I have lost my voice – twice – within a short period of time.  I know for many this is a seemingly insignificant event and probably low on a…

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Hardest Lessons, Greatest Growth – The Sequel

We are all spiritual beings on a human journey.  As my dear sister goddess, Ariane de Bonvoisin reminded me, being spiritually protected doesn’t mean you are able to avoid difficult situations.  True spiritual protection is being protected from situations, people and experiences that would prevent you from remaining on your true path. Throughout the last…

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Music and Mayhem

My birthday was almost a week ago.  I had been looking forward to honoring it quietly and simply which included plans to take my kids out one night and the next, enjoy a lovely romantic dinner with my honey.  An additional surprise came when my boyfriend announced he been offered a personal invitation by Maestro Masur…

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D.I.V.A.’s New Moon Serenade

As some of you may know, from time to time, I’ve promised to give updates on the ongoing odyssey of medicating my eight-year-old son.  So far we’ve been through all the hyper-acting medications, which when they work right, are designed to have the opposite effect,  allowing him to focus and be present in ways that…

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A Mom in Service

Very often, especially lately, most of my writing has concerned the always unpredictable, and too often unpleasant day in and day out episodes of my kids’ lives.  Because I am first and foremost a mom, this is the natural order of things. But I am also a healer, a singer, and more often than not…

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Equinox and Lunar Tides

Natural forces and international disasters remind this mother of the importance of shining her light in the world.

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The Journey of a Lifetime Begins at Home

What began as a night catching up with a friend ends up with the realization that your ultimate life journey begins wherever you are.

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