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Days of Awe

  In Judaism, the 10 days from Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur are known as the ‘Days of Awe’ and they invite introspection on a grand scale. In my childhood, it meant going to synagogue for services that felt like […]

T’shuvah

  This Wednesday is Rosh Hashanah, also known as The Jewish New Year. For me as for many others,  it begins a time of reflection and renewal and allows me to look more deeply within to see where I am […]

Previous Posts

Self Aware or Self Absorbed?
  Humans are full sensory beings and from the moment of our birth, we have access to sights, sounds, tastes, smells and feelings (emotional and physical). Babies explore the world with all they've got. Input is essential in order for them to grow into whole and complete adults. Sadly, some d

posted 10:57:35am Jul. 11, 2014 | read full post »

Welcome Mat
It amazes me the way the Universe works. I have long believed that I needed to bust my butt for everything I have achieved. I thought I needed to persist and pursue, to constantly seed plant to assure a bountiful harvest. I worked myself into a frenzy and heart attack that way. I used to joke that I

posted 9:37:44pm Jul. 09, 2014 | read full post »

Would You Change?
"If you knew that you would die today. If you saw the face of God and love, would you change?  How bad, how good does it need to get?"-Tracy Chapman Every time I hear these lyrics, I am abundantly reminded that life is fleeting, people are precious and we never know what will occur on any given

posted 10:12:23pm Jul. 08, 2014 | read full post »

Moving On
      Death has generally been viewed as the enemy with frightening images of the Grim Reaper; scythe  in hand, scooping us up and taking us away from the people and things we love. What if it wasn't like that at all?  What if it was a journey to another realm; one of

posted 4:11:03pm Jul. 07, 2014 | read full post »

Journals
    Late last night, I was perusing dog eared pages with rounded, scrawly letters inscribed in blue, black, iridescent pink and in some cases, penciled markings that reflected the mind of a 20 something young woman in college and grad school. The initial one was given to me by my fi

posted 9:49:04am Jul. 05, 2014 | read full post »


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