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Rancho Santa Fe Senior Scene: Dr. Edward Siegel, to speak at the RSF Senior Center

Terry Litwin, Executive Director of the Rancho Santa Fe Senior Center
Terry Litwin, Executive Director of the Rancho Santa Fe Senior Center

By Terrie Litwin, RSF Senior Center, executive director

Please join us at the Senior Center on Friday, Jan. 25, at 10 a.m. for an enlightening and informative presentation by Dr. Ed Siegel, MD.  Dr. Siegel is the author of the book, “A Spiritual Odyssey To Be with God (12000 BC–2012 AD) Despite Limitations of the Brain.” Dr. Siegel grew up in Fort Collins, Colorado, a small college town.  As an adult, he travelled to over 80 countries broadening his knowledge of world religions and spiritual practices.

Co-authors of Dr. Siegel’s book include the internationally-known entertainer and inspirational speaker Ben Vereen; India’s treasured Hindu Kathak dancer, Purnima Jha; and Benin West Africa’s former President of Parliament, the Hon. Kolawole Idji. Other co-authors include a distinguished Episcopal priest; a Libyan Muslim who is both a successful businessman and a student of the Koran; a rabbi who served the oldest Jewish congregation in Florida; Catholic and Presbyterian deacons; a Hindu psychiatrist, and a Buddhist City Engineer. Dr. Siegel also includes writings by the renowned Buddhist teacher and spiritual leader, His Holiness, the Dalai Lama.  A book signing will follow the presentation.

Calling all literature lovers!

Don’t miss Garrett Chaffin-Quiray’s six-session “Writer’s Talk.” Each session will include a conversation about an author, and one of their more critically-acclaimed stories, followed by a writing workshop (optional) for those interested in crafting their own stories. Authors whose work will be discussed include F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Shirley Jackson, Flannery O’Connor, Stephen King, and Jhumpa Lahiri. Classes meet the first Friday of each month, from 10 a.m. until noon, beginning Friday, Feb. 1.

Music Appreciation

Monday, Jan. 282-4 p.m.

At the Senior Center16780 La Gracia