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Holiday.

It’s started. The holiday season. Holiday. Holy day. The weather has changed and we’re planning the Thanksgiving meal already. And of course we know that right on the heels of that will come Christmas. 816 more words

Love

Who Makes Darkness?

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I enjoyed watching Rev. Barbara Brown Taylor on Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday yesterday.  (Yesterday wasn’t Sunday; I watched online at http://www.oprah.com/own-super-soul-sunday/Full-Episode-Barbara-Brown-Taylor-Video.)  She observes that people in the spiritual/religious realms encourage us to stay in “the light”, whereas she advocates embracing our experiences of “the dark” as being rich for learning. 273 more words

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Humility Teachers

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A young man goes out behind the wheel for his first driving lesson.  He has a tendency to drift to the right, so the instructor gently tells him several times, “steer a little more to the left”.   1,139 more words

The One

Marriage: 1 + 1 + 1 = 1

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I’m married!

Last Monday, just a week ago, my wife(!) and I were married in Piedmont California amidst family and friends.  A beautiful ceremony blending my traditional practice with my wife’s renewal approach, followed by dancing and eating and toasting and dancing.   515 more words

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Why "G-d" instead of "God?"

A reader recently asked: “Why do some Jews type ‘G-d’ when they are writing about God? And why don’t you type it that way, Rabbi Adar?” 449 more words

Especially For Beginners

Between The Youngest And Oldest


My wife took this photo today.



We went to the Pastry Oven for some lunchtime chow. 



Three generations of Blumenthals–thank you G-d!



This is of me between my youngest and oldest in the family. 12 more words

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What are you thinking?

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So I’m driving along on a California freeway, six lanes in each direction.  Six lanes.  The traffic is relatively light, so we can all choose whatever lane we want.   829 more words

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