Tag Archives: Elul

#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 – 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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#blogElul 2017 – Day 8: Hear

                  It starts in my ears the slow rush of waves gentle and softly soothing lulling me into pseudo-safety. Sound begins to pound expropriating attention crashing into consciousness alerting the amygdala. The … Continue reading

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#blogElul 2017 – Day 6: Want

                What do I want? Not much. World peace. A new President. ISIS delivering meals-on-wheels. Fair distribution of wealth. Healthy food for all. What do I want? Relief from rage. Shedding of shame. … Continue reading

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#BlogElul 2017 – Day 2: Search

Somewhere, there must be a way away from demons devouring the quintessence of my Neshama destroying the marrow growing the cells of love and kindness drinking my lifeblood vampires on a feeding orgy leaving only an empty shell. Please, God, … Continue reading

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#blogElul 2017 – Day 3: Prepare

OK – I messed up – looked at an old #BlogElul list and posted Day 3 (Prepare) as Day 1. Will post the real Day 1 (Act) in a few. And practice some mindfulness when I post the remaining days. … Continue reading

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#BlogElul 4: Understand

When I saw today’s theme, I was tempted to write: “See Day 3.” Because I kinda sorta wrote about understanding yesterday. (Silly me…didn’t look ahead.) But that would be the easy way out. And I’m not really known for that … Continue reading

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