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Abundance Flows

The first lesson you taught me: Abundance flows. Life is not about accumulation, but community. The second lesson: You create  space for others to exist in their fullness when you commit living in yours. To be placed in a world  … Continue reading

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Know your Limits

There’s a notion in Kabbalah known as Tzimtzum, or construction. When God created the world, he limited his powers so we could have free will. You can take comfort in the limits of your powers, too. Like God, you do … Continue reading

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Compassion

The Human heart has extraordinary capacity to hold and transform the sorrows of life into a great stream of compassion. Compassion is the movement of concern and kindness in response to the difficulty of any living being. Compassion arises when … Continue reading

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Appearance Alone

His name was David, but most just called him “the street fiddler.” David was a disheveled, older man who was a regular fixture in popular places in our city, serenading passers-by with unusual skill at his violin. In exchange for … Continue reading

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Values

What drives you to honor your values when it’s difficult to do so?  My hope and belief that if I follow through with those values, I can help make the world just a little better. I owe it to my … Continue reading

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