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My Achilles Heel

I believe we are all born with an Achilles heel.  Something that has carried over from a previous life that was not resolved, and that is continuing with us through a new life in the attempt to make our souls grow.  591 more words

Personal Life

On Learning How to Love My Body.

“Have you lost some weight?” 

Recently, this was the first thing people said to me–especially if they haven’t seen me for quite a while. Then the follow-up questions soon ensue: … 1,699 more words


Community Allows us to Overcome our Adversity

We just read one of the quintessential stories in our Torah – Abraham attempting to sacrifice his son Isaac.  We imagine the struggle that Abraham must have experienced as he handed Isaac the wood, picked up his knife, walked up the mountain, bound his son upon the wood and raised his hands over his beloved child   only to hear God cry out Abraham, Abraham, stop!  1,821 more words


Why Is This So Hard?

These past several months have been hard for a number of reasons. Despite the setbacks and grief and drama I have been focused on starting a family and have refused to let the events in my life stop me. 309 more words

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School Days: Learning to Make a Difference

By Cathleen Elise Rossiter

“Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.”

George Washington Carver…

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Brené Brown: Why Your Critics Aren't The Ones Who Count

In her 99U talk—Why Your Critics Aren’t the Ones Who Count—Dr. Brené Brown gets personal and shares how she struggled in the wake of her success as she dealt with various, personal attacks wielded by critics in the public arena. 382 more words


Dealing With Rejection

Overcoming personal rejection or what you perceive as personal rejection is a skill-set that everyone needs to have.

We do live in a world where rejection is a regular experience. 449 more words