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  • A Peek in My Head

    A Peek in My Head

        I was at a relatives house and they were making my crazy! Everything I saw made me wince, and I found myself having conversations in my head with them about what they needed to do differently. Externally,my relationship with them was nice enough, but strained. I just couldn’t relax. I felt like they were impossible to talk to. Late at night, when everyone was asleep, it suddenly occured to me that  I was the one creating the dynamic. My […]

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  • The Heartbeat of a Mezuza

    The Heartbeat of a Mezuza

        My friend Rachel Zamoiski fell in love with a Mezuza case 2 years ago in Israel. She bought it then, and its been sitting in her house since. This year for her father’s yartzheit, Rachel decided to take on a Mitzvah in his merit. So we went to the Jewish book store and bought a scroll to put inside so that she  could hang up a mezuza. she sent me a picture of her mezuza proudly hanging on […]

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  • Love and Loss OR Bitter Hearts and Better Hearts

    Love and Loss OR Bitter Hearts and Better Hearts

        Has anyone out there experienced loss?  This one’s for you [written when my heart was broken]   Not all gifts are meant to last occasionally, a tree will bear some fruit, then stagnate with no continuity   And then the fruit – and not the tree in small delicious bites is the true intended gift from the One who Shines His Light   And even as you mourn the tree whose branches now are bare allow the fruit […]

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