Tag Archives: love

#BlogElul 28: Give

              To give is to receive is a truth – not a truism – for me. My life is enriched by the act of giving my heart is healed and whole my soul connects … Continue reading

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#BlogElul 23: Love

              Love is supposed to be easy we slip into a relationship and our lives are forever better. Fartik! (done!), as my father used to say. The truth is – it’s not the truth. … Continue reading

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Grief or Greed?

Shabbat services have been a staple of my life for years now. I go for many reasons: community, peace, prayer, and to find God. God inside me, or God as an outside source of strength. Sometimes, both. Tonight, I was … Continue reading

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9/11…The Five Stages of Grief

September 11, 2001 September 11th 9/11 Synonymous with grief, pain the end of an age of innocence invincibility invulnerability. Terrorism evoking terror as it was intended to do. Ten years later, we still grieve. Still, we grieve. Thus it was … Continue reading

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The Ghost of Birthdays Past

My mother just had a birthday. 87. She turned 87. I am grateful; I am thrilled to be celebrating dancing singing rejoicing with her. My family descended, en masse. Hovering, wondering: How much longer? Will this be the last one? … Continue reading

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