Why

Why is the sky blue? Why does snow melt? Why do people die? Why is that man sleeping on the street? Why can’t I have ice cream? Why do I have to go to bed? -Lois Holzman, Ph.D. Our Children ask us these endless questions that we more times than not, have no absolute answers to. In … Continue reading

Synergy

This time of year we often hear the nostalgic runs of a Martin Luther King speech or hear a negro spiritual that sends chills down our spine. Talk of harmony and unity flow through the air like the winter breezes that we remain sheltered from. Meanwhile, just outside the sacred enclosures of our various levels … Continue reading

“Don’t Curse the Darkness, Light a Candle”

“‘We have seen so many ancient tyrannies pass from earth since Egypt and Rome held dominion that our eyes are directed not to the tragic present, but to the beyond, wherein the arc of history will be found bending toward justice, victory and freedom.” Rabbi Jacob Kohn 1940 B.j. Thomas sang a song entitled “Another … Continue reading