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Doubts arise from an absence of surrender. —Ramana Maharshi There is more to life than increasing its speed. —Gandhi Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe, the oftener and the more steadily we reflect on them: the starry heavens above and the moral law within. —Immanuel Kant The repercussions […]

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CLICK FOR NOTICES ABOUT THE BOOK’S AVAILABILITY It’s the first newsletter of the month.   And, as I have been doing, I’m making this, the first one of the month, a diary entry.   (Next week will be a “regular” one. It’s going to be a story about parenting—and yes the dishwasher gets mentioned—and it

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Book Report

CLICK FOR NOTICES ABOUT THE BOOK’S AVAILABILITY CLICK FOR NOTICES ABOUT THE BOOK’S AVAILABILITY Rabbi Brian’s Highly Unorthodox Gospel   A Modern Guide to  Compassion, Kindness, and Love  for others (and self)     It’s done.  The book. It’s done.  And in it is a whole section in it about patience. Which is good—ironic, maybe?—because

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An honest window

The art classroomLos Angeles Leadership Academy2012 “Alrighty then!” the petite woman at the front of the room bubbles out of her mouth with more than a touch too much enthusiasm.  Roger, the school’s founder, has just finished introducing her with “Give Carol your LA Leadership Academy best.” A half-day professional development.  Oh, joy! (Sarcasm.) ***

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Mitten Upset

I’m biking back from an errand to the bank and drugstore. It’s damp. Winter grey. And, I’m really mad.So very, very mad. I lost my f*cking mittens. The new ones.The ones I splurged on only a month ago. “I don’t want to buy a new pair,” I whine to myself. Aiaiaiaiai. I’m nearly furious. Then,

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