A Salute to Mother’s Day
I wrote this for Mother’s Day 2020. Mother’s Day 2022 is two and a half weeks away from when I’m adding this content here. To all the moms, moms-to-be and those missing their moms Motherhood is a role I’ve wussed…
Counting the Omer and Making it Count.
This morning, while listening to a conversation on Chutzpod! about the Jewish custom of Counting the Omer, I remembered a series that I wrote four years ago it. The posts aren’t all together, so they’re not easy to find to…
“May Their Memory Be a Blessing”
Subtitle: And other statements intended to comfort mourners. I published this on Medium on April 14, 2020, and it’s one of my most popular posts there. Excuse the strange formatting here. I did a quick clean up after I copied…
Forgive Your Future Self
It was a profound piece of advice said to me by an inner voice of patience, kindness, wisdom and power.
Crossing Musical Genres As An Artist
I have a deep respect for musicians who perform a variety of styles. It shows real talent & technical skills to be able to perform a range.
Who Are You Trying to Impress?
We all have people we need to prove ourselves to. Our employers, our clients. Those who help us pay our bills. There’s a balance between “striving to be better” and “self-acceptance”.
My Grandmother’s Candlesticks
What I learned about living in the moment from a candle that was lit in my grandmother's candlesticks.
"Man is not worried by real problems so much as by his imagined anxieties about real problems" -Epictetus.
Finding the balance between being agreeable and setting boundaries.
“Feel Sorry For” vs. “Empathy”
"You're just saying that because you feel sorry for me."