Month: May 2019

How Far Does Faith Go?

I was raised as a preacher’s daughter with strict Christian values and believing in faith and that God answers prayer. I raised my daughter the same way.  I just wasn’t as strict as my father.  My daughter wants to start her own Ice Cream/Bakery business. She has prepared her business plan and she even took...

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Timing Matters

A ‘Your Mother’s Guidance’ post by Rebecca Masinter According to the ancient Jewish divisions, chapter 16:1 begins a new portion in the book of Leviticus.  The verse begins, “And God spoke to Moses after the death of Aharon’s two sons, when they approached before God and they died.”  Ancient Jewish wisdom asks why the Torah...

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Dis-Connecting in the Caribbean

It is time for re-entry to reality. I have been off-line for over a week and only now do I realize how “connected” I usually am. For many years, during our summer boating trips, we were out of touch in a way that today’s youth can’t imagine. When we sailed from California to Hawaii one...

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My wife isn’t content with her life

In reading a recent “Ask the Rabbi” you responded to a comment including the following statement “Sometimes, the wife wants to work out of the home not because the family needs the money but because she has been conditioned to believe that only such a job affirms her self-worth.” Can you point me to information...

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They’re Keeping You Down

Recently, I enjoyed the pleasure and privilege of leading a Passover Seder.  Around the room sat a most stimulating group of enthusiastic participants.  I began by explaining that rule number one at the Seder is that everything we do has contemporary significance.  For example, when a therapist talks a client back through her childhood, it...

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4 Sons = 1 Man (or Woman)

As part of the Passover Seder (program) we speak of four sons, each of whom is found in Scripture.  They are described as the wise son, the evil son, the simple son, and the son who doesn’t know how to ask.  Each one’s questions, or lack of them, needs to elicit an individually crafted response...

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Is Venezuela Coming Here?

Unless you have family or friends in or from Venezuela, the country seems far removed from most people’s daily lives. Considering the paucity of geographical knowledge that most Americans possess, it might even be considered a success if many people could place Venezuela on the correct continent. Yet, it would be a mistake to ignore...

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