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Holy Woman and Her Guests

Holy Woman and Her Guests

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A remarkable example of giving like God.

Hunting for Blessings

Hunting for Blessings

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I was having a terrible morning until I spent an hour waiting in line for the ATM.

You're Mistaken

You're Mistaken

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The challenge of accepting criticism.

The Most Enduring Wisdom: Ethics of the Fathers, 3:12

The Most Enduring Wisdom: Ethics of the Fathers, 3:12

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Climbing the spiritual mountain.

I Can Do It

I Can Do It

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I conquered because someone believed I could.

A Meaningful Life

A Meaningful Life

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Waking up and listening to our inner voice.

The Little Things

The Little Things

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It's the small gestures to which we cling.

Never Too Old to Learn

Never Too Old to Learn

by Rebbetzin Devorah Eisenbach

At 90, Dr. Gertrude Webb is discovering the joy of Jewish learning.

Opportunity of a Lifetime

Opportunity of a Lifetime

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Perhaps this is the 'big moment' you were created for.

Happiness, etc

Happiness, etc

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You're happy, aren't you?

Opening Your Window

Opening Your Window

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Is your window open or shut to the world?

Double Trouble

Double Trouble

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Docky had nine lives to play with; we've only got one.

Slowing Down

Slowing Down

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It's good for everything in your life—including your Judaism.

The Fear of Wisdom Ethics of the Fathers, 3:11

The Fear of Wisdom Ethics of the Fathers, 3:11

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Can one be both wicked and wise?

Horsing Around

Horsing Around

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My giant horse Miguel made me ask: Am I a body or a soul?

The Right Tool

The Right Tool

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What my bottle brush taught me about life.

Uncluttering the Mind Ethics of the Fathers, 3:10

Uncluttering the Mind Ethics of the Fathers, 3:10

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A cloudy mind clears for those things that truly matter.

Stuck in JFK

Stuck in JFK

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Your everyday actions can affect the entire world.

Give It All You've Got

Give It All You've Got

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The Maccabees taught us that immobilizing perfectionism leaves no room for God.

Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

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Don't wait for the Kodak moment.

Toppling

Toppling

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Shortcuts: the quick way to nowhere.

Ethics of the Fathers, 3:9 Direct Line to the Heavens

Ethics of the Fathers, 3:9 Direct Line to the Heavens

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There are many avenues to connect with our Creator. Not all ways are equal.

Japanese or French?

Japanese or French?

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How do you plan on leaving the month of Tishrei?

Ethics of the Fathers, 3:8 In Praise of Servitude

Ethics of the Fathers, 3:8 In Praise of Servitude

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Who is greater: the servant of the king or the king of servants?

Sukkot: Turning Nothing into Something

Sukkot: Turning Nothing into Something

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Sukkot is about finding what would otherwise be thrown away and wasted, and injecting it with purpose.

It's Not My Fault

It's Not My Fault

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A strategy for a meaningful Yom Kippur.

Grant Proposal for Self Improvement

Grant Proposal for Self Improvement

by Beth R. Shapiro

A proven method for defining and achieving personal and spiritual goals.

Eli Whitney's Rosh Hashanah Resolution

Eli Whitney's Rosh Hashanah Resolution

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This Rosh Hashanah make sure your resolutions are S.M.A.R.T.

Ethics of the Fathers, 3:7 Safety in Numbers

Ethics of the Fathers, 3:7 Safety in Numbers

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More than misery loves company, sanctity thrives among the many.

10 Reasons Why Life Is like Riding a Bike

10 Reasons Why Life Is like Riding a Bike

by Bracha Kurtzer

How to really enjoy the ride.

The Pursuit of Happiness? Ethics of the Fathers, 3:6

The Pursuit of Happiness? Ethics of the Fathers, 3:6

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Is our passionate quest for leisure time what Thomas Jefferson had in mind?

Gossip: A 3-min Film

Gossip: A 3-min Film

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A little gossip never hurts anyone, right? Wrong!

Stranger on the Hospital Stairs

Stranger on the Hospital Stairs

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As the Jewish nation defends its very existence, grief and pain surround us. It all stems from one source.

A Bucketful of Miracles

A Bucketful of Miracles

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Experiencing descent for the sake of ascent.

The Greatest Protection: Ethics of the Fathers, 3:5

The Greatest Protection: Ethics of the Fathers, 3:5

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Should we be afraid of things that go bump in the night?

Building Your Self-Image

Building Your Self-Image

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Tools for banishing those negative perceptions of self.

Making Judaism Work

Making Judaism Work

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Why doesn't Torah observance create a better person automatically?

The Experience of Serious Illness

The Experience of Serious Illness

by Naomi Brudner

Caregiving is never easy, but it is an opportunity to help the patient in a profound and meaningful way.

Not by Bread Alone: Ethics of the Fathers, 3:4

Not by Bread Alone: Ethics of the Fathers, 3:4

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What does your dining experience look like?

The Location of the Soul: Ethics of the Fathers, 3:3

The Location of the Soul: Ethics of the Fathers, 3:3

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It is the quality of speech that separates us from all other forms of creation. Why?

Seeing Miracles

Seeing Miracles

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Have you seen your miracle today?

It Ain't Over 'Til It's Passover

It Ain't Over 'Til It's Passover

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This Passover, break free from the ruthless hi-tech servitude.

Other People's Shoes

Other People's Shoes

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Strategies for judging favorably.

A Prayer for Freedom: Ethics of the Fathers 3:2

A Prayer for Freedom: Ethics of the Fathers 3:2

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Why pray for a non-Jewish government?

The Hero Within

The Hero Within

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Twelve years after contracting Lou Gehrig's Disease, Dr. Rahamim Melamed-Cohen, now totally paralyzed, enjoys a life of productivity -- and love.

Done Shopping

Done Shopping

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I thought I needed a new sweater, but what I really needed was a new outlook.

Three Reflections: Ethics of the Fathers, 3:1

Three Reflections: Ethics of the Fathers, 3:1

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How to make sure you stay on the right path.

Winning the Race: Ethics of the Fathers, 2:21

Winning the Race: Ethics of the Fathers, 2:21

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In spiritual pursuits, the very act of trying counts as success.

Slam Dunking

Slam Dunking

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Three important lessons I learned from basketball.

Collecting Diamonds: Ethics of the Fathers, 2:20

Collecting Diamonds: Ethics of the Fathers, 2:20

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The time is short and diamonds are everywhere!

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