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The Size of the Lesson

I believe that there is a Divine Plan. In essence, it is a curriculum that our soul created for ourselves before entering this body in this life. Only that we forget. As soon as we are born, we don’t remember … Continue reading

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Why Jesus?

When I speak with a person who had an orthodox Christian upbringing, it is curious  how determined they seem to be that Jesus is the only Savior, and that anyone who would not follow the path they follow, is doomed … Continue reading

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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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The Upside of Good Deeds

Is there an individual soul, a grain that is carried through endless time, which is me, each one of us; that is reincarnated time and again, preserving some essence? Or is the breath of life we receive when we are … Continue reading

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Releasing the victim game

A recent post I made on Facebook triggered several puzzled responses. I felt it may be good to further elaborate on the topic in a blog post. As I have not blogged in a long while, it also gives me … Continue reading

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The nature of change

Yin and Yang. The concept of change, so it seems, came from simple observations about nature, made in ancient China. The farmers noticed how the slopes of a mountain, slowly transform from light into shade, as the sun makes its … Continue reading

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The upside of suffering

I do not seek suffering. Absolutely not. No siree. In fact, show me a path of sorrows and I will likely take the other fork in the road. Yet… When I was fifteen, my father prematurely passed away. My older … Continue reading

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Who’s to blame?

I do not blame the Kardashians, nor Kanye West and Miley Cyrus; not even Donald Trump. It is foolish to expect a peacock or a pig, a snake or a fox to behave other than their inborn nature. I do not blame … Continue reading

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Because this is how I was taught

Practicing my Short Yang (Tai Chi form) this morning, I was struck by the many modifications, some subtle, some not, that my form had gone through over the years. Those changes had become even more apparent several years ago, when … Continue reading

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Validation and Those Emperor’s New Clothes

I was born in Israel. At age twenty five I migrated to the USA and have lived here ever since; more than half my life. Raised Jewish, Judaism remains my ancestral heritage, even if I, myself, after years of experiencing … Continue reading

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