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Are You Looking For More Connection And Love?

Here’s a Path to Experiencing Joy and Fulfillment in Love Are you looking for more connection in your marriage? Do you feel like your dating situation is hopeless? Do you spend so much effort working on your relationships and yet not feel as if you are really getting anywhere? Do you struggle to understand how to apply your Jewish…

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Tanks ‘n Tractors

Thoughts on the Jerusalem Truck Attack that Killed 4 and Wounded 15 Pedestrians This morning’s headlines tell the horrifying news of yet another vehicular terror attack. While some news outlet tout this as being a “shocking copycat of the Berlin and Nice terror massacres”, my memory tells me that in fact the European attacks were…

Couple

How To Find Your Soul Mate?

It’s a compelling question. And I think the answers are relevant to all of us, whether we’re not yet married or even if we’ve found our soul mate. How do you find a soul mate? Your soul mate isn’t someone outside of yourself. Sure, they’re an independent person but at the same time he or…

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

Cindy’s Mirror Back in my school days, I had my own mirror. It was one of those antique free-standing ones, with carved pillars and a base, between which swung an oval glass. It tossed my reflection at me like a kiss that called, “C’mon over!” And back then, subliminally yet, it began to bug me…

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Did her Curse Change my Life?

The Confession I first told the story of my “Match of Faith” many years ago. But I did not tell the part about the curse. It took almost 26 to be able to do so. I shamefully confess, I have wished others harm. My husband Avraham is always astonished at the fact that I dare…

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A Match of Faith

At the age of fifteen I read a book by a professor of magnetohydrodynamics that changed my life. His name was Herman Branover, and the book was called “Return.” It chronicled his shift of consciousness from that of a secular Russian scientist to a Jewish worldview. The contrast between the cold intellectual and emotional climate…

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An adult survivor of child sexual abuse seeks to find her voice

Jane shares the suffering she’s held in her heart for decades I have the privilege of working with remarkable people. Among them are victims of child sexual abuse. As I listen to what they share, there are times I feel my insides opening and spilling outwards. The statistics are painful even to read: Every 2 minutes an…

Computer Business

Spiritual Take on a Businessman’s Pointers for Building a Biz

Life Wisdom from David Shapiro’s Address to Young Drivers Association Last night, I spoke on “Life Lessons for Creating Success” at Miracle Drive’s Young Drivers gathering. After I shared some thoughts, David Shapiro, Deputy Chairman of Sasfin Securities, gave over ten principles on “The Art of Building Customer Relations.” Actually there were more than ten ‘cos…

Peace

3 Tools for Fostering Peace and an Emotionally Healthy Family

How to Raise Caring and Compassionate Children Of all the hats I wear, I think I do mothering best. Here are some deep and challenging plus some simple and practical to-do’s from a lecture I presented this past winter. On a Facebook video post some years ago, a friend commented on seeing two of my children dance…

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Three Lessons I’ve Learned in Life from Having a Stutter

Who Said Having a Stutter Stops you from Being Awesome? Someone I consider a surrogate nephew is one super awesome guy. Trust – you want to know him. He also happens to be a stutter. Over almost two decades I’ve watched and listened to Shalom Goodman work on his speech. His parents are off the charts…