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Three Years On: Finding the Thank You

Chunks of time roll by without me even thinking to say thank you, without me remembering or acknowledging the gift of three years ago. Yet, back then, when I was in the rush of the moment and felt the awareness … Continue reading

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Sitting on the Keys

There is a searing hole inside of me that I now really realize only I can repair. All of my life I have walked around with this hole patching it up temporarily through validation from the outside but nothing or … Continue reading

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Finding G-d

Also featured on chabad.org I believe in G‑d. Even before I became Torah observant, I felt His hand dancing through the events of my life. I saw purpose behind both the good and the bad, the happy and the painful. Even though I … Continue reading

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Do I Say My Piece or Take the High Road?

Also featured on Chabad.org Growing up, I watched a dear person in my life hold back from saying her piece and instead carry unexpressed energy in her body. She repeatedly considered, “What if I did things differently? What if I … Continue reading

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The Lies we Tell Ourselves

That what we think, say and do does not make a difference to the world. That it’s okay to do something as long as nobody gets hurt in the process. That we are better than them. That we are open … 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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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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