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Week 2. The week of Gevurah

We are interpreting Gevurah as “limiting” love (from others).  In the early Kabbalah it is usually translated as fear or awe. As it is on the left side of the Tree of Life, opposite Chesed,  most interpret it as discipline; saying no as a form of love—teaching that love is

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Week 1. Chesed (leaving Egypt through the sea)

Overall intention: To view love and those who love you as your teachers; expanding who you are emotionally and growing your capacity to love.  Love comes in many varieties—and we embody the many varieties of love.  We receive many gifts in our life from those we love and from those

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The Counting of 50 days from Passover through Shavuot

We are adding our own way of approaching this 50 day count.   Be mindful that this is a practice of living in the present moment; being aware of just today and the possibilities it presents—without being stuck in the past —  living with regret of the past , or being

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Fifty First Dates

Can we start anew each day, each moment?  Memory is like an anchor in the flow of time.  We remember our ports of call, the people, places, tastes, smells, feelings etc.  Can we really ever start anew?  Can starting anew carry any memory from the past? Starting next week on

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Making Good Time

I was watching Young at Heart, a delightful documentary about a singing group of people in their seventies and beyond.   The group is a compilation of people making each day count.  There are many precious lines—one I laughed out loud—“We may be lost, but we are making good time.” This

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Gratitude

You can say thank you or even try it in another language to let the person know—I mean it, todah rabah. Words, however powerful, can often be like a present without wrapping paper or a bow and a card that would have the recipient know—I took the time.  So I

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