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On Independence Day here in the U.S., it occurs to me that we can view freedom in two ways….freedom to….. and freedom from… In my life, I have the freedom to: Choose my preferred emotional state, even if the feelings …Read More

Recently, I listened intently as someone I know cataloged the many reasons she was unhappy with her life. They ranged from her appearance to her financial situation, from her relationship status (divorced) to her age-related memory loss. She had just …Read More

A friend posted something on her Facebook page, in which the discussion was about how she might answer a question from a child about social conscience and consciousness. The query, “What did you do, once you knew?”echoed in my mind …Read More

  This morning, my friend Phyllis sent me this meme which delighted me no end. The initial reason is that the image is the Hamsa or Shaddai, known as ‘the hand of God’. It’s purpose is protection from evil. The …Read More

In this fast food communication time period, people use shorthand/text speak to communicate what is on their minds. Yesterday, I was reminded by a new friend with whom I was on a Naturist (meaning clothing optional in this case) hike to …Read More

“Be an empty page, untouched by words.”- Rumi This quote popped up on my Facebook thread today and it called insistently for a response. As a wordsmith, it puzzled me at first. “How can I be untouched by words?,” I …Read More

  Easter Sunday at Circle of Miracles is not much like that of other faith communities that celebrate the Resurrection. I spoke there last year; asking “What’s  a nice Jewish girl doing speaking at an Easter Sunday service?”  I explained that …Read More

As February wanes away, I woke up to a lovely surprise this morning. A segment for which I was interviewed, on the Philadelphia affiliate of NBC 10 aired. The focus was Heart Month; a time to shine the light on educating …Read More

It’s that time of year again. The classic film It’s A Wonderful Life is broadcasting in time for the holidays. The tale of hyper-responsible dreamer George Bailey plays itself out for the world to see and celebrate. I have watched …Read More

In the past few days, events in my life have felt tumbled and tossed, necessitating regaining my footing, calling on family and friends for emotional support and guidance, and even more importantly, my deep and abiding faith that all is …Read More