facebook
twitter

needayoutubeicon donate

  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
I5IR_Qais_Akbar_Omar.jpg The City Of Asylum by LouiseSilk
It took a friend of a friend of a friend for me to visit the amazing City Of Asylum over on the North Side. We went to meet Qais (Kice) Akbar Omar. Born in 1982 in Kabul, Qais is a fourth generatio...
957E_Installation.jpg Your Presence is Requested by LouiseSilk
Using BubbeWisdom , I create art to inspire growth and learning that emphasizes process rather than the achievement of an outcome; moving beyond everyday triviality into a depth of spirit that enac...
4JNY_cling_Buddha_quotes.jpg Love More, Cling Less by LouiseSilk
Our minds grab pleasant and flee from whatever we find objectionable. Cravings are our intense desires that become fixated on something particular. We will never, nor should we be, free of desire, ...
37MP_richelle_goodrich_one_smile.jpg Smile by LouiseSilk
One smile has the power to... Calm fears. Soften stone walls. Warm a cold heart. Invite a new friend. Mimic a loving hug. Beautify the bearer. Lighten heavy loads. Promote good deeds. Brighten a gl...
F9Y2_Sadye_id_card.jpg The Families of Pittsburgh by LouiseSilk
My mom has been on my mind lately. First off, it was her yartzeit . Second, she figures prominently in the exhibit I will be installing at the American Jewish Museum tomorrow. But as always, when s...
8VO8_national_stair_day_jan_9.jpg Time To Step Up by LouiseSilk
With this cold weather, you can still get some exercise supporting National Take the Stairs Day sponsored by the USA Stair Climbing Association. I’ve always been a fan of taking the stairs as shown...
7KHZ_last_four_years_231_restrictions_.jpeg Women Continue To Pay The Price by LouiseSilk
According to the Guttmacher Institute During the 2014 state legislative session, lawmakers introduced 335 provisions aimed at restricting access to abortion. By the end of the year, 15 states had e...
454S_questionmark_brain.jpg Taken From the Hospital Lobby- ARE YOU NORMAL? by LouiseSilk
How to Become Normal When You’re Not and How to Stay Normal When You Are. EFFECTIVE THINKING CAN HELP REDUCE STRESS 1.     Life is difficult. 2.     Perception is reality. 3.     Change is the toug...
1DUH_Pema.jpg Practicing Peace in Times of War by LouiseSilk
Both of books currently loaded onto my phone are about war: Karen Armstrong’s Fields of Blood and Pema Chodron ’s Practicing Peace in Times of War. Karen Armstrong has gotten a lot of press on her ...
EL5J_Spiral_Tzimtzum.jpg The Purpose by LouiseSilk
The Purpose of all physical manifestation is to untie the knots that keep us separate. The path of the spirit is filled with paradox: We exist in a limited, temporary form, and from that form we tr...