• Lauren Bloom is an interfaith minister and attorney who focuses on professional and personal integrity. Her career has been devoted to helping business professionals earn and maintain the trust of their clients, cutomers, colleagues and associates. An internationally-recognized expert on business and professional ethics, Lauren has appeared as a keynote speaker across North America and in Europe.

    Lauren lives in Springfield, Virginia outside of Washington, D.C.

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    Freedom Isn’t Free

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    It’s Independence Day, which means the streets will be filled with parades today and the skies with fireworks tonight. There will be lots of picnics and barbecues, plenty of flags and streamers, and celebrations from sea to shining sea. Throughout … Continue reading

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    Thank You, International Book Awards!

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    What a thrill to learn that Dancing at Angel Abbey is a winner in the 2016 International Book Awards! Just got word that my novel won the New Age Fiction category, and will be recognized among many wonderful books in … Continue reading

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    Hope Is a Choice

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    Tomorrow marks the beginning of a new era in America, as we say goodbye to one President and hello to another. It’s been a tough transition, with lots of anger and accusations from both sides. Sadly, I don’t think that … Continue reading

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    The Shameful Business of Body Shaming

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    Recently, I had the opportunity to see Embrace, a stunning documentary by Australian filmmaker Taryn Brumfitt. After the births of her three children, Ms. Brumfitt posted a “before and after” shot of herself as she transitioned from a bikini-clad body … Continue reading

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    What Do Looks Have to Do with It?

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    Donald Trump has taken (in my opinion) some well-deserved heat for saying that his opponent, Hillary Clinton, doesn’t have the “look” to be President. No surprise, I suppose. The Donald is legendary for his observations about women’s appearance. The Clinton … Continue reading

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    Generosity Is Its Own Gift

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    Yesterday, I had the incredible pleasure of giving away 75 signed copies of Dancing at Angel Abbey. The giveaway took place at Hay House’s I Can Do It! conference in Philadelphia, a three-day event featuring some of the brightest minds in … Continue reading

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    Honor the Departed, Cherish the Living

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    Today, the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in D.C., New York and Pennsylvania, brings back a lot of difficult memories. It was one of those days that you never forget if you were old enough to understand what … Continue reading

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    Why’ve we got to be so crude?

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    When I blog, whether about ethics or angels, I usually try to keep it non-political. Yes, I live near Washington, D.C.,  where politics are as essential to the atmosphere as oxygen. And yes, I’m an attorney, which means that I … Continue reading

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    What Is An Angel?

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    We’ve all seen angels portrayed as beautiful beings with long curls, flowing robes and gleaming white wings. They appear in stained glass windows and statues, or pose gracefully on holiday cards. Angels even show up on TV and in movies … Continue reading

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    The Angels Wept

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    The news of the past several weeks has been heartbreaking. First, the mass shooting in Orlando, then the suicide bombings abroad, then the shooting deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, then the police shootings in Dallas, then  the courthouse … Continue reading

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    • “This splendid little book not only contains much of practical value (I was personally helped by it), it will encourage the development of such virtues as honesty and humility and that is no small gift.”

      --Rabbi Harold Kushner, author,
      When Bad Things Happen to Good People.

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