Charlie Van Dyke
Nirvana
Posted August 23, 2011 by Charlie Van Dyke in Beyond Religion
byMarie-Pier Rochon

Originally introduced in Buddhism, Nirvana is a word used in most Indian religions to describe the final goal and attainment of life. Reaching a state of Nirvana is a complex exercise that takes years of practice and spiritual knowledge. Because each religion or branch of a religion defines the utmost goal in life slightly diff... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
A little faith will bring your soul to heaven, but a lot of faith will bring heaven to your soul.
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Rabbi Koppell
The Jewish Lifecycle

Birth

The birth of a child is a time for joyous celebration for the family and community. “A baby,” wrote Carl Sandburg, “is God’s opinion that the world should go on.” In contemporary American practice, children are often given a secular, English name, and, additionally, a Hebrew name. In Jewish families of European orig... read more