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September 8, 2012
September 17, 2012 3:12 AM
Hopefully, our moods will be good ones to lift us up in an upward spiral as being happy and in a good mood is certainly a mitzvah to aim higher in life, so it's best not to sweat the small stuff, even though it can be very tempting to get stressed, despite how much not everything is equally important in the grand scheme of things.
September 13, 2012 12:47 PM
I want to thank you for all the wisdom you bring into my life every morning.It fills me up to over flowing.Good Health to you and your family.L"Shana Tova
September 12, 2012 7:10 PM
Thank you for all of your wisdom
I want to take this opportunity at this special time of year, to thank you Lori for all of the wonderful insight and wisdom you provide. It is a pleasure to listen to your commentaries, which make so much sense, in a simplified and powerful way. I look forward to all of your sessions. L'Shana Tovah to you and your family.
September 12, 2012 3:01 PM
Three cheers for Lori
A woman who's always going up, up, up - and shlepping us all along with her! May you be blessed with health, sustenance, and nachat for you and your family!
September 12, 2012 12:45 AM
Shana Tova, dear Lori. You are sweetness and wholesome apples.
September 11, 2012 9:06 PM
Fantastic insight - easy yet challenging - I am blessed by it
September 10, 2012 4:28 PM
כתיבה וחתימה טובה
September 9, 2012 2:53 PM
( ( ( Hear for a Change ) ) ) Heed the Sound of the Shofar
Perhaps what we remember most of Rosh HaShana is the sounding of the Shofar. We also hear it throughout Elul...What this suggests to me is that we try to pay more attention to what we hear, in general. Are we trying to listen to suggestions for change, day in and day out? Or do we just try to keep going, on and on, without any real change? Are we responding to Shema? Are we listening to good advice and giving good advice, throughout the year? .............From this Yom Teruah onward, let us listen and hear and change...THANKS Lori
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