Posts Tagged ‘blog’


The Power of Saying No

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

ShameAre you an over-obligator? Do you say yes to everything and everyone? Are you the person who can be counted on to do the work that nobody else wants to do? (more…)

Looking in the Funhouse Mirror

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Mommy and me, mid-80s

Have you ever noticed how gym mirrors tend to distort, like funhouse mirrors? If you are short and solidly built like me, you don’t find much fun in that kind of mirrors – for some reason they never make you look taller and slimmer than you really are. (more…)

What Would You Do For Self-Love? (video)

Saturday, October 7th, 2017

So I was in this exercise class, and I found myself wondering out loud why I was there. Stay tuned for the answer. What do you do for self-love?

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#BlogElul 29: Return (video)

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

I did it! I made it all the way through Elul with my blogs, although I did have to do a bit of catching up here and there. So proud of myself! (more…)

#BlogElul 28: Give

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

An important concept in all three great monotheistic religions is that of giving – the social contract to support those who have less material wealth than we do. (more…)

#BlogElul 27: Bless

Monday, September 18th, 2017

Sometimes there are blessed serendipities in our lives. Rabbi Sommer had no way of knowing that today is my and my husband’s 25th wedding anniversary, and yet here it is – the theme is “Bless”. (more…)

#BlogElul 26: Create

Sunday, September 17th, 2017

There is a description of nearly all Jewish holidays that goes like this: “They tried to kill us, we won, let’s eat.” Creating holiday-specific foods is an integral part of the tradition. (more…)

#BlogElul 25: Change

Saturday, September 16th, 2017

I’m actually writing this post on the Friday, because I don’t write posts on Shabbat, and I have to go out and help run a service after Havdallah. So if you are wondering, this is a pre-written post. A change for me! (more…)

#BlogElul 24: Hope

Friday, September 15th, 2017

I ended yesterday’s post with the words “I find that hopeful, don’t you?”, and here is today’s theme, hope. I love it. (more…)

#BlogElul 23: Begin

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

After every ending, there must be a new beginning. That is how the Universe is set up. (more…)