Summer Break

Don't take a holiday from God.

Comments (3)

(3) eml, June 12, 2008 11:13 AM

To Lori ,,,, from me to you !!!

I just want to say that I think Lori is a phenomenal person... Her lessons inspire me, warm me, and most of all educate me.. I love her work and pray that she continues to fill all hearts with warmth, love, and most of all G-d's grace!!! Thank you Lori,

(2) ruth housman, June 11, 2008 4:21 PM

how we grow

I think there are so many ways to grow, actually I am of the opinion that growth is an attitude. I think that taking a break or brake from intellectual pursuits can still be a deep way of approaching God. I do believe this beautiful world with all its myriad artistic, musical, intellectual, cooking, gardening, "being" experiences are all about the journey we take through life. So sure, if you are drawn to reading or teaching children about
Biblical and other stories etc., then by all means, do this and ENJOY. I believe a good volleball game, a game of baseball, a quiet fantasy story read to a child, is equally important. I think anything we do if inbued with love and sensitivity is reaching the divinity in us all and the divinity that is the ALL.
There are deep metaphoric connects that run through all of life and so one thing is not necessarily "better" or more spiritual than another when imbued with LOVE. I would say, follow your heart and do good. That's the God in the word "good" itself.

vacation can be a time also to simply, vacate, to "vege out" and that, too, is OK. Maybe you've earned it. Take in the sun and take time to smell the roses!

(1) Rosen, June 8, 2008 1:15 PM

vacation is wherever you find relaxing

Going on vacations all depends on one''s perceived freedom - at least one thing I learned in college in a psychology of social recreation.

I wouldn''t certainly not forget about G-d watching out for me, since it helps me maintain my morale in avoiding getting drunk or into any other kinds of trouble.

With gas prices the way they are nowadays, I do feel that one can even have a vacation either at home or nearby. I know NYC improvised in creating an artificial beach as a result to the $4 gas.

I feel to some degree I am on a kind of vacation as I look for permanent work after graduating from college more than 2 years ago. For now, I try to take it one step at a time while I spend time with my family, run errands, and work a seasonal job where I am well-respected and recognized as I have been working there the longest as a regular/seasonal employee.


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