Category Archives: Relationships

Everything in life is a dance

One may dance alone,or take a partner.Someone leads,the other follows.Roles may be reversed,or they may not. If the partners are attuned and attentive,the dance flows with harmony;otherwise cacophony may take place. At times the dance is a Waltz,at times it … Continue reading

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Falling In and Out of Love

When we fall in love, we typically do not yet really know the subject matter of our love. We may fall in love with a person, a place, a job, a pet, and even an inanimate object.Falling in love, says … Continue reading

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Turning Anger into Compassion

When I was recently wronged by a close friend, hurt by her words and actions, I felt anger rising within me. I didn’t like this feeling, and I was looking into a different approach. As emotions are energy in motion, … Continue reading

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No Need To Be Right

Years ago, there was a campaign in Israel against road-rage, with the slogan, “On the road, don’t be just, be wise.” I find that, over the years, I care less about being just. To be righteous is an uphill battle. … Continue reading

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Finding Compassion

A memory. A child, maybe 8 year-old, maybe 10 or 12; helping my dad fix one thing or another at the bathroom. He gives me an instruction, and I misunderstand what he means. My father bursts in anger, possibly calling … Continue reading

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What is my frequency?

I used to be a film buff, but I don’t often watch movies anymore. Too much violence and mindlessness. Granted, there are films worth watching, and those I do check out on occasion, but my overall feeling is that filmmakers … Continue reading

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On Relationships and Storms

Few, if any, long-lasting relationships experience no turbulence. Whether the relationship is romantic, friendship, job-related, or political, sooner or later friction is bound to happen. I imagine a relationship as a structure lodged on the ground; a house, a hut, … Continue reading

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My Father’s Passing

Forty years ago today, my father passed away prematurely. If alive, he would have been ninety six. It was his heart that failed after the arteries got blocked. At the time, 1980, while bypass heart surgery was already available, it … Continue reading

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The Two Friends

I have two friends. Well, I have more than two friends… especially on Facebook, but lets say two friends that I actually know in person for a while. One friend is always positive. When I speak with her, she is … Continue reading

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House of Secrets

I have a secret to share. I grew up in a house of secrets. My parents were of the Holocaust generation. My mom had her share of trials — on the run from the Nazis since she was just six … Continue reading

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