Posts Tagged ‘Certainty & Uncertainty’

The Judah Reverberations

Posted on: April 16th, 2014 by Steve Raymond No Comments

Editor’s Note: As I have been preparing this biblical story for web-posting from Marc Gafni’s teachings in his book, Certainty, I have been stunned and deeply moved to find so much of my personal story in the tale of Jacob, Leah, Judah an ...

Certainty is Emunah… the Faith that You are Held

Posted on: April 8th, 2014 by Steve Raymond No Comments

by Dr. Marc Gafni from the English version of his book Certainty, which is already published in Hebrew and which will be re-released as ...

The Modeh Ani Lafanecha – Prayer of Certainty

Posted on: March 25th, 2014 by Steve Raymond No Comments

by Dr. Marc Gafni from the English version of his book Certainty, which is already published in Hebrew and which will be re-released as part of his two-volume series entitled Integral Religion. We continue our exploration of certainty and uncertainty ...

Achieving Authentic Certainty in the Divine

Posted on: March 12th, 2014 by Steve Raymond No Comments

by Dr. Marc Gafni from the English version of his book Certainty, which is already published in Hebrew and which will be re-released as part of his two-volume series entitled Integral Religion. And so… we continue our discussion on Certainty an ...

Uncertainty is a Revelation of the Divine

Posted on: March 6th, 2014 by Steve Raymond No Comments

by Dr. Marc Gafni from the English version of his book Certainty, which is already published in Hebrew and which will be re-released as part of his two-volume series entitled Integral Religion. When we discuss an Embodied Certainty of God, we are als ...

The Judah Moment: Embodied Certainty of God

Posted on: February 21st, 2014 by Steve Raymond No Comments

by Dr. Marc Gafni from the English version of his book Certainty, which is already published in Hebrew and which will be re-released as part of his two-volume series entitled Integral Religion. Before the start of each day, I say the prayer Modeh Ani ...

Introduction to Certainty by Marc Gafni

Posted on: December 29th, 2013 by Kerstin Tuschik No Comments

by Dr. Marc Gafni from the version of his book Certainty, which is already published in Hebrew and which will be re-released as part of his two-volume series entitled Integral Religion. Introduction: “Through my flesh I vision God.” This quote fr ...

Certainty and Dreaming by Dr. Marc Gafni

Posted on: December 13th, 2013 by The Editors No Comments

by Dr. Marc Gafni from his book Uncertainty, which will be re-released as part of the two-volume series entitled Integral Religion. Have you ever wondered about the relationship between our yearning and our certainty? We often have a subtle sense tha ...

Enlightenment of Fullness: “To Struggle is to Embrace” by Dr. Marc Gafni

Posted on: November 19th, 2013 by Kerstin Tuschik No Comments

by Dr. Marc Gafni, from his book Uncertainty, which will be re-released as part of the two-volume series entitled Integral Religion. There Is No Such Thing as Wrestling at a Distance: To Struggle Is to Embrace Rashi explains “Vayeavek” the Hebrew ...

One Hundred Plus One by Dr. Marc Gafni

Posted on: October 26th, 2013 by Kerstin Tuschik No Comments

by Dr. Marc Gafni, from his Uncertainty book, which will be re-released as part of two-volume Integral Religion. One Hundred Plus One The Talmud has a famous comment about study: “eino domeh mi shelomed meah pa’am lemi shelomed meah vahad paam. ...

Certainty and Holographic Oneness as Spiritual Orientations by Dr. Marc Gafni

Posted on: October 26th, 2013 by Kerstin Tuschik No Comments

by Dr. Marc Gafni, from his Certainty book, which will be re-released as part of two-volume Integral Religion. R. Nachman is drawing on Biblical mysticism, which understands God’s presence in the world through the model of the sefirot, the framewo ...

Certainty: A Song of Longing

Posted on: October 19th, 2013 by Kerstin Tuschik No Comments

The tale below told about Master Levi Isaac of Berdichev appears in Dr. Marc Gafni’s volume Certainty, a companion to the book Uncertainty, neither of which have yet been published in English.*  The tale also appears in the audio course The E ...

The Seven Levels of Certainty and Uncertainty

Posted on: August 21st, 2012 by Marc Gafni 1 Comment

By Marc Gafni The following are notes from Marc Gafni’s dharma talk given in March 2012 at Shalom Mountain Wisdom School, where Gafni serves as the World Spirituality Teacher in Residence. Introduction The seven levels of certainty and uncertai ...

The Israel Moment: Reclaiming Uncertainty as a Spiritual Value

Posted on: April 19th, 2012 by Marc Gafni No Comments

By Dr. Marc Gafni Uncertainty is ethically and spiritually essential, Marc Gafni writes here, because it allows us to reach higher certainty, avoid the seduction of false certainty, and reach spiritual authenticity. In this excerpt from Chapter One o ...

The Path of Wrestling – Marc Gafni

Posted on: January 28th, 2011 by Marc Gafni No Comments

Presented by Marc Gafni SAFEK: UNCERTAINTY The following two articles were written as chapters six and seven in a book called in Hebrew, Safek. Safek literally means uncertainty. The full title is Reclaiming the Spirituality of Uncertainty. The core ...