Monthly Archives: May, 2011

The Power of Language

Which crime is worse, financial theft or verbal abuse? The Talmud teaches us that money can be reimbursed, but the hurt from words is irreparable. Regardless of the reason why, some are more emotionally vulnerable than others. Whether it be name calling, chiding, digging, public humiliation or speaking ill of someone behind their backs, the …

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Starting

How often have I found myself feeling overwhelmed at all the things I have on my “to do” list. I just don’t know where to start. I keep having this childish notion that when I go to sleep, half the list will mysteriously get done and when I awaken I will have only half to …

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Tzedakah – Acts of Righteousness

Perhaps nothing has been as divisive as the notion that we are a people of “religion.” We are a single soul radiating into many bodies, bonding them into one unified soul. We are one big caring family where we each love each other as we do ourselves. When we are facing rough times or know …

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Random Acts of Kindness

One of the joys that I experience daily upon awakening is knowing that I have the opportunity to perform random acts of kindness today that will help  make someone else’s day better and fill my heart with joy. I will know that I did this unconditionally and without telling anyone about it. These are simple …

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The ABC’s of Achievement – Y-Z and Conclusion

You – Each of us are amazing creatures made up of special, profound and unique qualities. To the extent that you choose to create an inward path to find the myriad joys that we all possess, you will be amazed before you are half way through. You will know a new freedom and a new …

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