Kindness. Always.

Two-dird watder. Please, Dad-da.    Yesterday at lunch at our kitchen table, my 11-year-old, Annie, was explaining to me how she deserved more screen time. She was poised. Brilliant in both logic and delivery. Laughing along at the utter brazenness of the request...

Despite Gallant Efforts

Despite my gallant efforts A noble start     A beautiful fall day. Sunshine. Amazing colors of leaves. Crisp air. I decide to bike—instead of drive—the 2.1 miles to the synagogue where I’ll be teaching a course in a few weeks. We need to finalize some...

$200SD

$200 S.D. (spiritual dollars) From my large, comfortable leather seat, I address the middle-aged man across from me. His eyes are closed. His head is cradled at the intersection of the loveseat’s armrest and back. We are about 20 minutes into our monthly spiritual...

CCAR tips and tricks

CCAR Tips and Tricks by Rabbi Brian https://rbpodcasts.s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/Clergy+Tips+and+Tricks+for+Video+Services.mp3 Podcast: Love lasts past our goodbyes. CCAR tips and tricks Subscribe iTunes Subscribe Android CCAR tips and tricks Podcast: Play in new...

Fear Notes

Fear Notes   If my life were a pinball machine, I would tell you the ball is lighting up the letters f.e.a.r.    Fear is widespread. Coronavirus, the US Supreme Court sanctioning border agents to firing shots across the border and killing people in Mexico, the US...