• 2022,  Spirituality

    A Conversation with Rabbi Rami Shapiro – Listen

    If you’ve read any of Rabbi Rami Shapiro’s books or listened to his own podcast for Spirituality & Health Magazine, you know he engages spirituality with deep reverence and humorous wit. Both “sage” and “trickster”, he invites us to examine our beliefs and our spiritual practices with open hearts, so that we can better companion others on their spiritual journeys. Listen to this new episode of SDI Encounters in which I and Rabbi Rami talk in-depth on his definition of spiritual companionship, learning to embrace evil, the role of mysticism, and how to map a Pathless Land using a compass which can only point back to oneself. EP133 – Rabbi…

  • 2022,  Experiments,  Photography

    Befriending our shadows – a few new videos and photographs

    Our SDI publication Listen is online – a reflection on spiritual companionship, and collaboration between Rev Anil Seifu Singh-Molares and myself. SeiFu writes on the Shadow Spiritual Companion – our befriending our own shadow, in order to integrate our darknesses and illuminate our true natures. SeiFu writes, “We usually associate darkness and shadows with fear: of the unknown, of being lost and never finding the way home again, of getting swallowed up, of entering territories beyond redemption, the “dark night of the soul,” not seeing or being unable to see clearly, in a fog or a haze, and so on. But if we allowed ourselves to lean in to our…