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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
JR43_NewGlory.jpg The State of Our Union by LouiseSilk
That was the Obama I know and love: the one that stood confidently in front of us on Tuesday night duty-binding us to become our higher selves; to cure cancer; to end any and all forms of violence;...
HOBR_Bowie02.jpg In Memory of A Fashion Icon by LouiseSilk
“David Bowie was an absolute rock star . He transcended the eras, influencing them and sometimes even creating them, musically, intellectually, and as a human being. Personally, he inspired me by h...
FKSZ_budda_what_you_think.jpg Follow This Thinking by LouiseSilk
I began with this opinion in the NYTimes: Purity, Disgust and Donald Trump concluding that Trump’s success embodies irresolvable conflicts in our political system. What are those conflicts, how did...
77NO_restorative.jpg More Yoga by LouiseSilk
Dr. Loren M. Fishman , a physiatrist at Columbia University who specializes in rehabilitative medicine has been gathering evidence on yoga and bone health in elders: “Yoga’s side effects include be...
555F_sun_in_NJ.jpg Part II: Essential Intentions for the New Year by LouiseSilk
Offer the universe these intentions every day in 2016: your body/mind/spirit will adapt to a higher vision of life- guaranteed! I am a joyful, energetic body. I have a loving, compassionate heart. ...
JETO_SimpleLife.jpg Part I: Essential Practices for the New Year by LouiseSilk
1. Breathe deeply. 2. Embrace the wisdom of dreams. 3. Move your body freely. 4. Follow the thread. 5. Trust what you love. 6. Let the rhythms of nature be your guide. 7. Release what is no longer ...
5BWA_doghousediaries.jpg Before A Digital Life by LouiseSilk
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601Z_Journey_with_a_Step.jpg The Body Is Enlightnment by LouiseSilk
The Idea of self-improvement has reached a fevered pitch in our culture. But self-improvement is not the panacea for every ill. Some things can only be achieved by letting go of self-improvement an...
DC9G_ScaredofSarah.jpeg Person Vs. Identity by LouiseSilk
Yesterday, sitting in the talkback at the play Sacred of Sarah , where my daughter plays an autistic young adult, I heard something new to me: a debate as to which comes first: the person or the id...
C4IV_Gee_sBend.jpg The Quilters of Gee's Bend by LouiseSilk
Seems like that old river tied itself in a knot just to keep black folks there at Gee's Bend while time and fortune swept on by. And Master Pettway gave those folks his name, but stripped everythin...