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Take every bit of oppression and suffering and elevate it, make it holy
A rich and descriptive Yiddish writer, she records many events from the struggle to maintain Judaism in the Soviet Union, and the difficulty she endured during her husband’s arrest and subsequent...
There is much pain and suffering on micro and macro levels in the world today that if we are not mindful and do not understand the essence of the holiday, we could be easily disheartened.
Instead of pretending that today were the last day of your life, what if you were to realize, instead, that it’s the first day of the rest of your life?
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Eventually, I grew tired of playing the martyr and blaming Him. I started to wonder if the pain I blamed on heaven was coming from within.
Nomi Freeman has been studying Near Death Experiences (NDEs) for more than a decade and has interviewed countless individuals about their personal experience.
Recently I realized that my problem was my understanding of what forgiveness is. In my mind, it was conflated with absolution or pardon.
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Desk

Dear Reader,

Stand in front of a full length mirror and take a good look at yourself. You may notice the style or color of your clothes, the five pounds you recently gained or lost, that you’re having a particularly good or bad hair day, or the wrinkles that are slowly forming around your eyes.

But none of that, of course, is the real you.

We all have layers that cover up the “real...

Eventually, I grew tired of playing the martyr and blaming Him. I started to wonder if the pain I blamed on heaven was coming from within.
— The Mean Voice Inside Me
Handy Household Hacks
Scatter Rugs

Add some caulking lines on the back of a scatter rug to make it non-slip.

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Losing the Race

The Jewish canoeing team lost the championship race by a large margin.

“Why were you beaten so badly?” everyone asked.

“Simple,” the captain responded. “Each team consisted of 10 people. The other teams had one person directing and nine people canoed. Our team had nine directors and one person paddling!”

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