Category Archives: love

Storytelling Makes the World Go Round

“Those who tell the stories rule the world.” ~ Hopi proverb If you think about it, everything we do depends on storytelling. How we make friends, build relationships, add new clients. How we deepen our existing relationships, how we tell the … Continue reading »

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The Stories In Our Heads

Spoiler Alert: This is a blog of true confessions. Sometimes I find myself being friends with people who don’t call, don’t seek me out for plans, seem like they have fun when we’re together but in long periods of separation … Continue reading »

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If I Forget Thee, O Jerusalem…

  There are so many things I could write about today: the announcements at writers workshop last night, of a baby on the way, challenged heart health, a victorious battle with cancer. I could write about the incredible bonds that … Continue reading »

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Seeking Good Friends

My son spent the weekend with his Boy Scout troop at a campout. He came home elated, having chopped wood, made chili and French toast and laughed with some new good friends. Last night, we had dinner with two favorite … Continue reading »

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Bittersweet Goodbye

My dreams were horrifying last night. They made no sense and were about saying goodbye to people I love. Forever. It doesn’t take a Freudian expert to interpret that I am having a little anxiety about leaving my loved ones … Continue reading »

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First Choice of the Day

Immediately when I woke Shaya this morning, the tantrums began. Whining, complaining, not wanting to go to school, I neeeeeeeeeed you, Mommy.  My sweet boy. My lovely little man. I hate to see him hurting. I picked out clothes and placed … Continue reading »

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A Cloud’s Gold Lining

The other day I spent an hour on the phone with a woman in California, hearing her story for a client project. She kept using the word “beautiful.” Every experience in her life’s journey was beautiful. I’ve never met her … Continue reading »

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A Little Nice Goes a Long Way

The woman at the front desk of the club where I swim smiles as I walk in. “Good morning,” she says in a sing-song voice. I can’t help but smile back. At the end of my swim, subdued and more … Continue reading »

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Take Off the Mask: Enter Self-Love

“What makes you think it’s ok to talk to me like that?” No answer. Eye-roll. Whatever muttered under the breath. As the two Tweens alternate between loving me and hating me and back again, the little guy whines his way through breakfast, … Continue reading »

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Some Thoughts on Israel by Rabbi Aaron Bergman – Guest Blog

This guest blog is reprinted with permission. It first appeared here. I have had a daughter in Jerusalem all summer working as an intern. She comes home next week. Another daughter goes to Jerusalem for the year about two weeks … Continue reading »

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