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No Time to Think

No Time to Think

Who needs a TV in the elevator?

Published: July 19, 2009


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Visitor Comments: 12

(12) SusanE, July 30, 2009 3:05 AM

The Mind Does Like to Wander.

Thank you Lori for a Great video about concentration and focus. Your so funny telling about not being able to stay focused for one minute. I can't do it either. I drive a one hour trip often and use that time to think about solutions and upcoming events and have conversations with G-d. I'll get into a good discussion (prayer?) with him and then I get off on another thought. When the mind comes back in a few minutes I always ask him if he went along on that other thought with me, or did he take me there. Thanks Lori, and keep practicing.

(11) Ilene, July 24, 2009 2:47 PM

I've been thinking....

This is (as usual) a wonderful piece. Since I came home from our Jewish Women's Renaissance Project time in Israel, I have been doing a lot of thinking. I find myself praying all the time- when I pass people in the airport, or on the street, or at work, I pray for them- that they get home safely, that they are blessed with peace, that they are watched over. I thank Hashem for the gifts he has given me, and for the gifts he has given to others which have blessed me in turn. Thank you so much, Lori, for changing my life this summer. Good Shabbos, and I hope you make it home safely from Israel!

(10) Laya, July 24, 2009 9:18 AM

Empowering!

Very empowering! <3

(9) Iris Moskovitz, July 22, 2009 1:33 AM

A very thought provoking subject-pardon the pun.

As usual, you always come across with your words of wisdom, loud and clear. When I am in my own home, the few moments that are virtually noise free, I have a difficult time to think about one thing for even one minute. What has become with todays society of constant running,going, and doing?We all need to learn to stop and smell the roses a bit more. What a sad society we have become, unfortunately.

(8) ruth housman, July 21, 2009 1:11 PM

Bomb bardment

It's true we are inundated on all sides by "noise", constant noise, and perhaps for many it's a job to quiet oneself and retreat to that inner place of stillness. Personally, I live in a constant meditative state and when I feel the "chatter" is too much, I manage to find myself internally by that reflecting pool. I thought it was entirely beautiful what you wrote about Rabbi Weinberg. I can also say, he's not alone. I do this, all the time and I am having internal conversations with God constantly. It's for praise, for prays, the aural equivalencies and a story that is so entirely about love it sends me to my knees. Thank You for a Beautiful Piece about an important kind of PEACE and that still, small voice.

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