"Sinai and Synapses Fellowship" Tagged Content (Page 2)

"Sinai and Synapses Fellowship" Tagged Content (Page 2)

Racism and the Professional Class

Who benefits from the policies white progressives are advocating? Are we fighting for racial justice, or for someone else’s justice? Or for no one’s? Until I know, I will be slow to speak and quick to question orthodoxies.

Counting During COVID

Perhaps we will remember this time by the actions we took, not the time spent in our homes. Perhaps we will measure this time in phone calls, in virtual connectivity, in mask-clad smiles.

Somatic Experiencing in a Pandemic

We can support our mindfulness practice with what neuroscientists and other biophysiologists will tell us, and also what spiritual traditions tend to appreciate, which is that we are wondrously made, or magnificently evolved, as, in a way, self-healing organisms.

If You Build It…

I kept waking up at night with the image of field hospitals in my head and thinking, “We’re going to have to build field hospitals.” My only experience with field hospitals was watching M*A*S*H* and seeing news reports from other countries in crisis.

Four Spiritual Practices for a Global Pandemic

One way, at least, that I’ve experienced heaven in this last week or two has been to realize that there’s so much to worry about that I can’t afford to engage in that process much at all.. And so about a week ago, I just simply said “You know what? There’s way too much to worry about, therefore I’m just not going to worry.”