Category Archives: joy

Laughter

“What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul.”  ~Yiddish Proverb Laughter is an audible expression or appearance of happiness, or an inward feeling of joy (laughing on the inside). It may ensue from jokes, tickling, and other stimuli. Inhaling nitrous oxide can also induce laughter; other drugs, such as alcohol or marijuana, can also induce episodes of strong …

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Effort

“It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that things are difficult.” Seneca – Roman Philosopher – 4BC – 65AD Wow! What a powerful statement. We like to believe that our thinking is so modern and that we are forever developing new and creative …

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Speaking To The Person

“If I cannot say it to you, I dare not say it, for the person who repeats it will never say what I said or meant.” – Rabbi Mitch I used to seek opportunities to tell others of the dishy details of your life for the hole in my soul was so great that I …

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Mysteries

“We have to stop and be humble enough to understand that there is something called mystery.” – Paulo Coelho   Paulo Coelho is a Brazilian lyricist and novelist. I was recently at the Bat Mitzvah of a friend’s daughter. Talk about soaring spirits, the celebrant is an amazing young woman with a spirit filled with …

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Happiness

“You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.” – Albert Camu Albert Camus was a French Algerian author, philosopher, and journalist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957. He was a key …

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