Tag Archives: acceptance

Who is Rich?

My friend, Lily, just got engaged. Mazel tov, mazel tov, the sound of breaking glass is not far behind. (For those who don’t know, under the chuppah, or wedding canopy, the groom steps on a glass at the end of … Continue reading

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Tool For Tuesday: The One Percent Wrong Rule.

Oh yeah, I was so right. Totally right about what happened. This guy was wrong and I was right. “One hundred percent right?” my friend Joelle asked me. “You’re sure you are 100 percent right?” Aw…I had to think about … Continue reading

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Spiritual Lessons of An Olive Tree

It’s olive-picking season in our backyard. We have one olive tree. When we moved in to this house in 1994, someone told us the tree was sick and we should cut it down. We cut the trunk down and left … Continue reading

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Tool for Tuesday: Don’t Give Up Your Resentment. (That is, if you don’t want to get better.)

That’s right. Don’t give up your resentments if you want to continue drinking poison and expecting the other person to get sick. Don’t give up your anger if that’s how you want to fuel yourself. If you get an adrenaline … Continue reading

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Want To Improve a Relationship? Here’s a Simple Formula That Works Every Time.

Want To Improve a Relationship? Use Algebra. Even if you don’t get math, this one is easy. Let’s say you know that: 1 + 2 = 3 (Right? I’m assuming that global warming has not effected math, yet.) So in … Continue reading

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Three Messages of the Easter/Passover Bunny

I was in New York City with Jonny and our six children right before Easter and Passover a few years ago. Since we were living in Israel, the kids had no idea what Easter was, so when we saw a … Continue reading

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Ten Things To Remember On Trust.

Here’s a prayer on trust that my friend, Amy, wrote. She sent it to me and I modified it a bit for all of us. I trust there is a plan even when I don’t know what it is. I … Continue reading

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Tool For Tuesday: What If This Is The Last Photo You’re Going to Take?

It’s very hard for most of us to really dive into the present and accept where we are right now. Oh, maybe we want something more, better, newer, WARMER. (For those of you experiencing a blizzard!) More fun, more action, … Continue reading

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Tool For Tuesday. Think. Especially in this Harried, Hyperbolic Holiday Season

I got entangled in a family dispute the other day. One of those silly arguments that flare up and everyone gets worked up. I told myself not to jump in but I was unable to stop myself and suddenly I … Continue reading

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1 Thanksgiving Message From Karen Casey: There is No Such Thing As Bad Luck. Only Lessons to Move Us Forward.

Diana Bletter: Today I welcome Karen Casey, author of Each Day a New Beginning, A Woman’s Spirit, Let Go Now, and more than a dozen books on spirituality. I have cherished my dog-eared, torn, ripped, scribbled-on copy of Each Day a … Continue reading

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