Monthly Archives: December 2015

We Are the Strugglers

We, the Israelites, are the world’s most ancient “strugglers.” Before our return to Eretz Yisrael (Israel) during the time of Moses, We were enslaved Our sons drowned in the Nile After our return to our homeland We lived there a … Continue reading

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The Path to God

As the world bashes Jews and Judaism and Israel It is clear the world has forgotten God’s instruction To humanity To be handed down to all of man and womankind Beginning with the Jewish people: To love your neighbor as … Continue reading

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Haunted

Religion is not supposed to haunt us Or Make us Fear life Or Fear love Or Fear living fully and loving deeply. It is supposed to show us the way To the Creator Through paths of peace Learning kindness, Teaching … Continue reading

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Not a Chance . . .

Don’t wait To tell those you love that you love them To thank those who deserve thanks To make meaningful connections To build memories that last forever For if you wait too long That chance may pass you by . … Continue reading

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Mourning The Loss of Rational Human Thought

Every morning I awaken To newsfeeds Of terror War and Bloodshed. Every afternoon I read about how The world Blames Israel For everything¬†. . . And I can’t help but wonder What has happened to Common sense Rational thought Honest … Continue reading

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That Final Journey “Home”

This past year as a hospice chaplain I’ve discovered a pattern In my hospice patients: So many discuss trips For which they’re preparing In dreams they have before that final journey One talked about having to set sail . . … Continue reading

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Learning from My Patients

Image from OutdoorLeaders.com This week I learned so much From so many I learned that in viewing death As the “next great adventure” Through which our soul must travel That we must never fear it. I learned To appreciate how … Continue reading

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