Monthly Archives: September 2017

#blogElul 2017 – Day 13: Remember*

Humility/Anavah* Don’t think too much of myself Don’t think too little of myself. Patience/Savlanut* Patience truly is a virtue I need it. Gratitude/Hakarat Ha’tov* I am grateful for God I am grateful to God. Compassion/Rachamim* Compassion is instinctual Not toward … Continue reading

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#blogElul 2017 – Day 12: Count

Too many times My child couldn’t count on me To hold my temper To count to ten. Too many times My spouse couldn’t count on me To not snap To take a breath. Too many times Drivers who got in … Continue reading

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#blogElul 2017 – Day 11: Trust

I like to think of myself as trustworthy, a stalwart ally, omnipresent in times of need. Truth be told too many times my actions have eroded others’ trust in me. How can one have faith in a sibling, a parent, … Continue reading

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#blogElul 2017 – Day 10: Forgive

If asking for forgiveness during these holy days leading to even holier days is a requirement is there meaning in the act? Isn’t it more honorable to apologize close to the event where one has hurt someone instead of racking … Continue reading

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#blogElul 2017 – Elul 9: See

There is seeing and there is seeing. Glancing versus observing. Scanning versus scrutinizing. In moments of anger/angst I have avoided, evaded eluded, deluded but rarely, if ever, denuded. Viewing rage’s effects only on self is an empty exercise creating a … Continue reading

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