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October 14, 2012
November 8, 2012 4:54 AM
Yes humor can help in hard times, we need to laugh and have a good time even if we ar not in the best situation. We just have to rember not to take it too far.
October 18, 2012 2:05 PM
united goal helps redirect emotional energy
I believe its not just the "laughing power" that helped with the emotional pain. It was belonging to a group with a unified goal, the redirecting of their energies( ties into this weeks parsha re dor hafloga)
And if they went home and gave it thought, heres a game that coming in last is best!
October 16, 2012 10:15 PM
Even in death ... Remember what Uncle Jacob did every ...
Humor heals and can replace the sorrows with the happier times!
October 16, 2012 3:47 PM
ultimate power: choice
humor puts things into perspective
laugh....with me or at me
it feels good
have a joyous day
ultimate power....choice :)
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