Category Archives: Inspiration

Unstitching what we Know

How committed are we to truth? Our deepest knowledge and beliefs about the world dictate every area of life. And how sad and dead-like we are if we live ruled by dogmas and ideas that are untrue even if their … Continue reading

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Let’s Play

Have you ever noticed that when you are trying to make choices in alignment with your soul, a major test comes along right before the thing worth waiting for? Usually it’s something that looks good in theory but yet doesn’t … Continue reading

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Up or Down

In every moment, we are either going up the escalator or going down, according to a Jewish teaching. No remaining in the same spot. And both up and down have momentum. So when we find ourselves heading down, in whatever … Continue reading

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On Our Side

Can we treat our needs as sacred? Can we embrace our needs without feeling guilty and without a need to justify them? I’ve often heard the idea that as a mom, if I get a babysitter more, I will ultimately … Continue reading

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A line is a line is a line

A line is a line is a line. Except that it it’s not. The other night, I was blessed to listen to the founder of my daughter’s particular style of nursery school speak. A very wise woman, she spoke of … Continue reading

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The Struggle

Everyone is struggling.We are all human. People with picture perfect lives surprise you by confessing. People from “idyllic” childhoods have their share too. There’s no avoiding it or running away, though we may try in the form of distraction, or … Continue reading

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The Flash

Someone shared with me a Jewish teaching that compares the feeling of the duration of your life to the amount of time it takes an eagle with outspread wings to fly over you. 34 years old, I realize that I … Continue reading

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The Dance of Life

My day to day life is a dance that pendulates between fear and love. I am simultaneously so brave and yet so tremendously afraid. And, I do better in the big than in the nitty gritty small. I have the … Continue reading

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We are all Going to Die

We are all going to die. Though I believe that we do not die before our time is up. Nor do we go through things that we are not supposed to go through. So that’s what I believe, on the … Continue reading

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“Happy to have Disagreed with You”

“Happy to have disagreed with you,” the sweet, softly spoken man said as he went on his way. He seemed sincerely happy to have shared views with a woman with opposing ideas. Happy and disagree don’t often co-habit together but … Continue reading

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