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Sara Debbie Gutfreund

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Three steps to use what you read
The struggles we encountered with so many different ideas became a channel for us to understand ourselves and the world around us. It became (and still remains to this day) a means for us to both rise above and contend with the ups and downs of an ordinar...
Every mother has many dreams for each of her children, but right then, my deepest desire was that you would find your purpose in this world, and that when you found it, you’d never let it go. When you said the words of the blessing I was so proud of you. ...
I try to get back to that place within in me that still reaches unceasingly for meaning. I can't get back. As I kiss my children good bye by the door, the glare of the morning sun is sharp and unforgiving. I want to climb, to run, to inspire. But the heav...
Sukkot and My Baby Boy
And there I am, perched on the edge of birth and death, merged into each other. How can it be? I am terrified. I am so far from my potential. How often have I devoted my life to the mundane details of the day? And now here I am. About to be judged. And I ...
When life seems to have no meaning
She says that she is running on empty. She says that there is vast, useless space inside of her. She looks the same on the outside. But things are subtly falling apart. She is bored literally to tears even though her schedule is full. She can’t find meani...
Connecting to Lag BaOmer
One of the most fascinating traits of scientists or artists, or really, experts in any field, is how enthralled they are with their subject. And when you are so curious about the world around you, you cannot possibly be bored. Ever.
A Passover lesson
There are two ways to use the beauty of this world. One way is to walk into the wild in order to escape one’s inner turmoil, the other is to walk into the wild in order to go towards one’s self . . .
A Tu B'Shevat Lesson
Tu B'Shevat is the day when the sap begins to rise through the tree. In other words, we can't see the fruit yet, but we are celebrating the process of growth itself...
We all have these latches in our lives—different defenses and fears that hold us back from learning how to fly. We're scared of change. We are more comfortable on the ground, but there is a voice inside each of us reminding us we can fly...
The time of Chanukah is a time to listen for the signals for growth that are taking root beneath the surface of our lives. It is a time to gaze into the climbing flames and to believe that we, too, can climb...
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