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A Jew and His Guru

The word guru gets thrown around a lot these days. There are tech gurus and tax gurus and gurus for restoring old barns. In Sanskrit, the word guru means "heavy," as in heavy with good qualities. Oddly, and without ever really having planned to, I happen to have a guru--in the original sense of the word. A spiritual master. Someone I revere beyond the ordinary level of thinking him kind, wise and admirable.
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