Tag Archives: Pitfalls

When your history comes back to bite you in the butt…

Pretty much everyone seems to have moments where something they said or did in the past now comes to haunt them in the present, and they wish they hadn’t done X. After having some little tiffs with my yetzer harah … Continue reading

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A Lesson for the Ages.

Never leave a book you plan to borrow OUT on the shelf in the household it belongs. Chol hamoed is a good time for catching up with yourself, with friends, and with G-d.  And your reading (esp. Jew reading.)  So … Continue reading

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Aliyah. Woo?

Rav Kelemen once told a story about a girl who wanted to get sterilized so she wouldn’t bring kids into the world, as its a horrible place, said she. (I think I’m going to mess this up but bear with … Continue reading

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Music – Part 1

(Someone said it’s the glue that holds the world together, but I think that’s actually Hashem.) If you know me, you know I am really into music. I’m the girl who has eclectic taste, finds new bands before they become … Continue reading

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Hashem mussared me up.

I just had a moment of G-d’s smacking me upside the head, and I thought I would share it with you all not to show you what an idiot I was being but to be another sign pointing to Hashem’s … Continue reading

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Decisions, decisions, decisions…

Someone – my friend’s husband (He’s OLD!) – once gave me this really nice compliment.  He said to me that what he likes about me is that I think what the right thing is to do, and then I go … Continue reading

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Chumrahs – an earful, if you care for it.

(I’m surprised that it’s possible to get a picture of this book on the INTERNET. Isn’t use of the internet assur or something?) Aah, the chumrah. The subject of much debate. Here is what I have to say on the … Continue reading

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