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Humbling lessons learned…

Recent experiences have been very humbling, but I’ve learned some very, very important lessons because of them. Here are some that have been on my mind and heart lately. *If someone wants to talk to me, the very first thing … Continue reading

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So, it’s Elul — what’s the big deal?

This month of Elul is a big deal because we take a whole month to look inside ourselves. It is a time leading up to Rosh Hoshanah, the New Year, when we look at the past year and seriously evaluate … Continue reading

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Elul 15 – Facing Yourself

Elul 15 – Facing Yourself Everything we see, whether good or bad, is really a reflection of ourselves. We are all products of our personal and cultural past, everything we have seen, read, heard and experienced changes the way we … Continue reading

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Elul 14 – Unmasking the Soul

Elul 14 – Unmasking the Soul We tend to think of the English word “face” as describing the outer layer of a person. However, in Hebrew, the word for face – panim – comes from the same root as pnim … Continue reading

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Elul 13 – Inner Holiness

Elul 13 – Inner Holiness The essence of each one of us is good and holy because it is a part of God. The challenge is to recognize this holy part of ourselves – which resides deep on the inside … Continue reading

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Elul 12 – Relating to God

Elul 12 – Relating to God It has been suggested that the biggest challenge for us, as humans, is to maintain our individuality and at the same time have a relationship with God.  This can happen because we were created … Continue reading

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Elul 11 – Focusing on your Destination

Elul 11 – Focusing on your Destination At times when you must let go and you ask someone to push you, you must know where you want to be pushed.  You must know your destination.  A tightrope walker was once … Continue reading

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