Category Archives: Mindfulness

Full hands, whole heart: a retelling of my storm experience

The woman beside me at the nail salon heard me answer the manicurist’s question about our house and began asking me about our situation and also sharing other people’s stories.  I didn’t realize at the time that there were a … Continue reading

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The house of belonging

I created this canvas after watching the “belonging” section of Brené Brown’s “Kitchen Table Parenting” series. Brené teaches: “Belonging is the innate human desire to be a part of something larger than us.  Because this yearning is so primal, we … Continue reading

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Catching up

My last post was over a month ago! I have missed having the opportunity to sit down with my laptop and share my latest ideas and projects.  I would love to hear from you about what you’ve been up to as well. … Continue reading

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Taking stock mid-way

We are exactly halfway into our Jewish year… 6 months past Rosh Hashanah and we have just completed Pesach.  It’s the perfect time to assess how we are doing with our goals and intentions for the year and what we … Continue reading

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Seek to fulfill your purpose each day

Last week in my mussar study group, we discussed the soul-trait of “moderation,” neither too much nor too little of any one action or thing.  Interestingly, the next trait we’ll be studying is “responsibility,” which is taken to mean “bearing … Continue reading

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Making choices

That’s it! I have finally had it with my schedule.  Today I went to a morning spiritual group meeting where I hadn’t had enough time beforehand to prepare and do the reading and so I didn’t get from it what … Continue reading

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