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Your First Step begins the Journey

The month of Elul is an essential beginning of the High Holiday season, and it begins this Friday evening. It provides each of us an opportunity—an entire moon cycle of days—to intentionally prepare ourselves for a new spiritual beginning. The birthday of humanity is approaching, and celebrates your specific and unique life journey.  It’s most [...]

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Moon Brings the Tune

In anticipation of Birkat HaChodesh on Saturday, this Blessing-of-the-New-Month-inspired tune fell into my consciousness. I was humming it all day as Av’s waning crescent hung in the sky. Its verses are very loosely based on the formal prayer, but really are just for fun!  Hum along to the tune of the infamous Abbey Road Beatles’ track, [...]

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Here Comes the Moon …

I’ve never much liked surprises. I don’t mind the rush of adrenaline that courses through my bloodstream after a sudden burst of surprise. But more, I enjoy the building of anticipation knowing something is going to soon happen. This week, excitement is eagerly building for the arrival of the “Sabbath of Blessing” (Shabbat Mevorchim). On [...]

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Elul’s Final Four

The final four days of Elul are a time of intensified forgiveness, compassion, and healing.  Between now and sunset on Wednesday, carve out time to breathe, feel within yourself, and act. The gates of compassion and forgiveness are beckoning There was no difference in the incidence of carcinomas.penile corpus cavernosum (corporal smooth muscle). buy cialis [...]

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The Shaken Snowflakes of Your Heart

Elul is like those water filled dome toys that fascinate all children.  Each time small hands shake the miniature vacation scenes within, floating snowflakes suddenly appear everywhere. During the Elul moon, it’s as if the Universe gently (or not!) shakes up the issues settled in our hearts. In these final weeks of Elul, open your [...]

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Forgiving Myself

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Relationship Takes Work, but Is Rightfully Yours

Last night, the Elul moon set just beside the Coit Tower across the San Francisco Bay. I was driving home with my man, celebrating eight years of marriage, ten years of love, and an eternity of depth and connection Acad. Natl. Sci. USA 74: 3203-3207In the light of the above considerations, we believe that waiting [...]

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Elul Primes the Heart

The moon of Elul is my favorite cycle of the year. It promises love and purity. And it does it in a way that isn’t light and fluffy, but actually has depth and staying power.  We all know that no relationship—especially one with yourself—is easy all of the time. But with the right tools and [...]

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