Monthly Archives: January 2014

Plant the Tree

Over the past few days of our journey together we have reflected on three themes: 1. The Giving Tree – How do we invest in others and what seeds can we plant every day of our lives? 2. Bless the … Continue reading

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Savor the Tree

Do you believe in miracles? In truth, our perception of a miracle emerges from the frequency of an event. For instance, we expect our eyes to see and ears to hear the world around us. We are not awed by … Continue reading

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Bless the Tree

How do you bless a Tree? The Talmud contains the answer. A man was traveling through a desert. He was tired, thirsty and hungry. Suddenly he sees a date-palm in the distance. He finds it growing by a spring of … Continue reading

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The Giving Tree

We are planting trees every day. However, we rarely ponder the impact of our actions. A word is a seed and an action is a deed. Every encounter whether immediately or in the future, possesses the potential to bear fruit … Continue reading

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The Tu B’Shvat Journey: Monday, Jan. 13th (12th of Shevat) – Thursday, January 16th (15th of Shevat)

Every holiday illuminates a pathway for spiritual development and serves as a touchstone to our past and anchor for our future. We experienced the fall festivals of Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Sukkot and recently celebrated Chanukah. In a few … Continue reading

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