Archive for September, 2008

September 15, 2008

Seven Principles – of Da Vinci

As a Unitarian, I’m familiar with our 7 principles – the US organization is in the midst of a possible revision and Canada spent several years considering changes, but decided to leave as is – for now at least.

So when I found these 7 Da Vincian Principles, my “ears” perked up. No. 7 is even similar to the UU one about “the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part.”  Coincidence? um. probably.

Seven Da Vincian Principles

Curiosita – An insatiably curious approach to life and an unrelenting quest for continuous learning.

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September 9, 2008

A is for Atonement or at-one-ment – Yom Kippur for Dummies

My women’s group goes away for a retreat once a year. This year we decided to learn more about the Jewish Days of Awe or Days of Repentance. Two books were useful: A Book of Life by Rabbi Michael Strassfield and Judaism for Dummies by Rabbi Ted Falcon and David Blatner!

We ate a lot of round, golden food – like florentines, apples, carrots – all soaked in honey!

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