What Is Holiness?

What Is Holiness?

What is Holiness? I was told I belonged to a “Holy Nation,” commonly known as the “Chosen People.” I came to understand this meant that I’d ideally carry more moral …

Pray for It!

Pray for It!

Prayer unearths our purpose. It is not meant to burden us, rather it is an invitation to unburden ourselves…

DARE TO MATTER Book Flying High

DARE TO MATTER Book Flying High

On a recent Southwest flight from LA to Baltimore, a particularly well-behaved passenger was on board . . . enjoying being part of the conversation as it was held by two flight attendants. Shifra Malka's newly released memoir, DARE TO MATTER: Lessons in Living a Large...

Grow for It!

Grow for It!

Welcome! Building your large life matters.We can't buy it or borrow it, but we can create it! Grow for It! Growing whole is very individual. It can't be imitated, or even taught, bought, or caught. It has to be struggled, birthed, and belabored. Laughed and loved,...

What a Threesome!

What a Threesome!

We were asked to distill 2020 into three words. Here's our List of 2020 "three words". . . Just three words? Life's Zooming By. Give me space. Let me breathe. What was that? All for now! 2020, vision refocused. 2020 will suffer an infamous fate in the hearts of...

HERE IT IS! DARE TO MATTER Book Trailer

HERE IT IS! DARE TO MATTER Book Trailer

Like a movie trailer, a book trailer offers a multi-sensory experience which communicates the purpose of the book. This trailer distills the book's 340 pages into 180 seconds. As you will see and hear, there are multiple components in creating a trailer. I started...

Through the Eyes of a Doula: A Pandemic-Induced Prayer

Through the Eyes of a Doula: A Pandemic-Induced Prayer

“Next time, do bring them in sooner; will you?” Dr. Poster turned to me, the doula, as he readied his supplies to deliver the shaking, first- time mom I had just accompanied. Now with one centimeter left to her labor, I had done what my lady asked of me— to keep her...

Who Gets To Matter?

Who Gets To Matter?

“If everyone matters, then no one does,” said Ayala, my eighteen-year old. “In order for one to matter more, doesn’t someone else have to matter less?” And in her mind, she was thinking about a celebrity YouTuber…

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