Booted

By Friday, April 15, 2016 0 No tags Permalink 2

In last week’s blog I talked about how in these couple of weeks left before Passover we might notice difficulties and challenges arising. The purpose of this adversity is to prepare us for the opportunity we have during the upcoming holiday. Ironically, the title of last week's post was ‘Everybody Jump.’   Cut to this week, where you find ...

Skate, Learn, Repeat

By Thursday, January 28, 2016 0 No tags Permalink 12

There is so much that can be learned from every experience in life, if only we are present and living in the moment. For instance, my children and I went ice-skating together recently. I was already appreciating the evening, because we were in an outdoor rink, and it was an unseasonably warm night for December. ...

All the Light You Want

By Tuesday, December 8, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 8

Everywhere we look there are festive decorations on doorways and lamp posts, shop front, and billboards. Holiday melodies circle our heads, "It's the most wonderful time of the year." They fill the air in our local coffee shops and grocery stores. It’s almost impossible not to get swept up in the revelry, and we should celebrate! ...

Giving & Living Gratitude

By Wednesday, November 25, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 7

Grocery lists, guest lists, to-do lists. You’ve thought of it all. You’ve placed Uncle Grant at the other end of the table from Cousin Esther, you’ve done your best to recreate Grandma’s marshmallow covered yams, you’ve brokered a treaty between ruffled siblings and let’s not even mention that you’ve been up since 5am basting and ...

Awestruck

By Thursday, December 18, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 19

"The energy bank is open, grab as much as you can". -Rav Berg   You’ve heard the expression ‘like kids in a candy store’. This is a perfect description of Chanukah! There are few times of the year when "The Gates of Heaven" are as wide open as they are now during Chanukah. These 8 days are ...

Elevate Your Gratitude

By Thursday, November 27, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 9

Every morning rather than jumping up and starting my day, I first take the time to pray. Kabbalists have a set of prayers that they say every morning, one of which is the 18 blessings which is a tool for connecting to appreciation for the blessings in our lives, from the sun rising to the ground under our ...

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