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Planning Research Strategy

Friday, December 09, 2011      0 comments

I am planning my research strategy. Currently we have about 9 pages of notes...give or take. The research is strong and interesting. This afternoon I am researching many Jewish libraries that have some of their research materials available ... Read more

Stepping back...a bit.

Thursday, December 08, 2011      6 comments

I have to step back a bit from Sparkpeople. I have been putting in up to 9 hour days this week working on my book abou Prophecy and Meditation. The research is really, really tedious! Tiresome, actually. See you tomorrow (hopef... Read more

Part Two: The Prophets cont'd.

Sunday, December 04, 2011      2 comments

In the most striking such case, we actually find that people were forced into a prophetic state against their will. David had escaped Kig Saul's wrath, and had escaped to Samuel's academy at Ramah. The Bible relates, "Saul sent messengers to tak... Read more

Part 2 The Prophet cont'd...

Saturday, December 03, 2011      0 comments

Although such philological analyisis is important, an even clear picture emerges when we look at the context of the word. Here too, we see that the word Nava, meaning "prophesy," actually denotes more than just speaking out in God's name. Kapl... Read more

PART 2 The Prophet

Friday, December 02, 2011      1 comments

Chapter 1 SPIRITUAL POWER Many people consider the prophets of the Bible to be nothing more than spokesmen and agitators, who spoke out against the wrongs of their people and governments. What is not generally known is the fact that these prop... Read more

Taking it easy...for tonight.

Thursday, December 01, 2011      3 comments

Went to see eye doc and she found a retinal tear in one part of eye. That had the doc worried. She spent time in explaining how that happens and what to do if it should happen. The doc used so many eye drops in my eyes...that they are sti... Read more

PART 2 The Prophet

Wednesday, November 30, 2011      2 comments

Chapter 1 SPIRITUAL POWER Many people consider the prophets of the Bible to be nothing more than spokesmen and agitators, who spoke out against the wrongs of their people and governments. What is not generally known is the fact th... Read more

Tomorrow back to the regular stuff...

Tuesday, November 29, 2011      1 comments

Tomorrow we will go bak to the usual stuff about meditation and prophecy. I really need to. I sometims feel that I need more of a spiritual base to work from. That situation with the Sears store is just so strange! BTW...the sheet set... Read more

Oddest thing...about Exasperating Saturday!

Monday, November 28, 2011      3 comments

This is a true story. It happened at Sears at Woodland Mall in Grand Rapids. Josh and I were in the mens section (basically tool section). Then we moved upstairs to the bed clothing. I was hoping to buy for Deb (wife) two sheet sets. Josh ... Read more

Pooped

Saturday, November 26, 2011      4 comments

Tomorrow I will tell you a very strange story!... Read more

Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 24, 2011      1 comments

Yesterday, DD picked up some of our food and took it to her house. So that we wouldn't have to bring that much to her house today. That was a great move on our part! DD cooked the many dishes at her place. DD's boyfriend was there. I explai... Read more

Tonight

Wednesday, November 23, 2011      1 comments

Tonight let's take the night off... After having to do some shopping this morning, I am sorta tired! Tomorrow will be a highly stressful holiday as we will be visitingn our DD and her boyfriend will be there. Plus, we will be taking our coy... Read more

Methods of Attaining the Ruach HaKodesh, cf with NT.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011      0 comments

Although the Kabbalists provide many detailed meditations aimed at the attainment of Ruach HaKodesh, it is universally recognized that this level can also be attained by intense devotion and prayer. For this reason, before describing the system ... Read more

Hebraic meditation skills

Monday, November 21, 2011      1 comments

Chapter 3 Enlightenment From these spurces, it is evident that the concept of meditation was well known among the Judaic philosophers and Kabbalists, and that the term Hitbodedut. While the philosophers often speak of unstructured meditation ... Read more

Meditation... and "knowing the future..."

Sunday, November 20, 2011      3 comments

In order the attain the meditative state which unifies man and God, the prophets and their disciples would make us of various types of music and song. Rabbi Abraham writes that this would motivate the consciousness toward God, and purify one's i... Read more


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