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  Sitting on my Mom’s South Florida screen porch mid afternoon. Light breeze is wafting through the fronds of my favorite palm tree that stands like a guardian at the door. Engaged in conversation, imagining that we are on the […]

  Ani Kaspar’s greatest bliss is “living deeply, wholly and magnificently my true Self, or my authentic Soul, moment to moment, breath to breath. An unbound life of freedom, grace and love is who I am as a blissful embodiment […]

  It may seem odd to be writing about the death of someone inspiring under the category of My Personal Bliss, but not so, when you read further. In 1997, I became aware of a man named Rabbi Joseph Gelberman […]

  One of the occupational hazards that comes part and parcel with being a writer, is that I rarely experience things just ‘for me’. In the midst of nearly any experience, my wordsmith mind is whirling with thoughts of how […]

  B’shert-  This wonderful Yiddish word tickles me every time I hear it or say it, because it poses a question that I have yet to answer and perhaps never will. It translates to: “a person’s soulmate, considered as predestined […]

  I couldn’t resist the opportunity to add a little Philly flavor to the title of the blog post today:)     This week I came upon a video that had me laughing, dancing (that was part of its purpose) […]

Boredom is a state of mind. Take a look around you. An entire Universe was created for your delight. Kneel down in the grass and witness what is going on in that hidden realm. Gaze up at the star sparkled […]

  As I was driving home from work today, I was listening to an NPR interview with Rosanne Cash whose book entitled “Composed” is newly released. I have long enjoyed her music and that of her prolific parents Johnny Cash […]

     Sweet Treats     What is your favorite food? What sets your taste-buds to tingling as you contemplate enjoying it? Imagine it before you, as you take a moment to appreciate its appearance before you dig in. Much of […]

  As you enter your weekend, I offer you a bliss kiss, your weekly invitation to pleasure. What is your favorite food that you can enjoy, guilt free? Indulge in it, savoring the taste on your tongue, consciously aware of […]