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THE SPIRITUALITY OF A KNOTTED BALL OF YARN

 

POSTED ON JULY 25, 2017

by "Rantor" (Rabbi/Cantor) Diane

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DANCE PARTNERS

 

Rabbi Diane Rose

Originally posted on the UJUC website at: http://ujuc.org/dance-partners/


Those of us who are part of progressive spiritual groups and participate in...Read more...

MISERABLE IN PARADISE

Diane Rose

POSTED ON JULY 13, 2017 by "Rantor" (Rabbi/Cantor) Diane

 

Hello readers!

First an apology for being gone for so long… end of year madness turned into a much needed vacation which turned into blogs written but not posted.  So, here is my first of three vacation inspired blogs. :)

Miserable in Paradise

Ok, I wasn’t really miserable, but “Kind of Down in Paradise”...Read more...

BE YOUR OWN BEST… (FILL IN THE BLANK)

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THE MAGIC IS IN THE MESS

 

So sorry I disappeared for awhile.  You’ll see why when you read this sermon which I shared at our Shabbat celebration Friday night…

 

I’m not going to give a Torah talk tonight, especially since many of you will be hearing a gorgeous sermon from our Bat-Mitzvah tomorrow.  I’m going to leave the Torah to her. But there is something that has been on my mind lately, and I thought I...Read more...

LIFE IS LIKE A BOX OF MATZAH

Life is like bread.

Sometimes our lives feel like a crusty loaf of French baguette right out of the oven from a tiny bakery on the Ile Saint Louis…  inviting, warm, delicious, and just slightly exotic.  Maybe those baguette days take place at weddings or during vacations or even when we decide to spend the whole day in our pajamas watching movies and eating pizza.  Those are good days.

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I’M LISTENING, BUT I CAN’T HEAR YOU.

A great Torah scholar was sitting in his home study, deeply engrossed in the portion of the week.  He was concentrating so completely, he didn’t hear the knock on his study door and didn’t notice that his father, another great Torah scholar, had entered the room. “Don’t you hear that the baby is crying?” asked the elder man.  His son, startled because he hadn’t heard him enter said, “I’m sorry,...Read more...

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