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February 15, 2014
April 17, 2014 7:47 PM
I would grab my favorite bible that has so many special memories of when God spoke to me in many different ways.
February 21, 2014 2:22 AM
Thank you Lori - I got goosebumps watching this. The message is so real, so powerful, and so sincere. Thank you so much.
February 18, 2014 3:32 PM
Say SORRY Often (Try SORRY button)
Dear Lori, thanks for reminding us. But let me suggest another button idea for saying SORRY. Yes, there actually is such a button, that says "sorry" ten different ways. These buttons are available at some Hallmark stores and online at; theNObutton.com for $12 (ask for SORRY with order)
February 16, 2014 10:55 PM
All year round
Dear Lori,thank for reminding us that 'Teshuva,Tzedakah and Tefillah' apply all year round.In one way or another we are always waiting for a verdict.As Rebbetzin Jungreis writes life is a test.Seeing that that is so every day is a test to see how we come closer in a myriad of ways to our beloved Creator.We always await His verdict.And His verdict is always one of love,compassion and ultimate care.Lori,our dveikut(attachment to Hashem) and our seeing Him in our lives is immeasurably enhanced through tshuva,tzedakah and tefillah on a daily basis
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