I was recently interviewed on The New Family Podcast where I discuss raising kids to have a sense of purpose, amongst other things. Click here to enjoy the interview.
I have a special friend who passed away two years ago. He was much older than I, more than double my age. His name was Harold. Harold showed up at our synagogue at the age of 89. Something in our synagogue touched his spirit and he loved coming. It actually gave him a new spirit […]
A Video Blog Post – Click below He finally arrived. After years of waiting. At the Kotel, the Western Wall, just feet from the Temple Mount, the holiest place in the world. To touch the stones, to place his note written with great thought, into its crevices. To pour out his heart to the A-lmighty […]
When you think of resolutions that you’ve made, which list is longer, the resolutions you still do or the ones which you no longer do? If you’re like most of us, the latter is much longer. It is very common that we are inspired, have good intentions, envision a better version of ourselves and make […]
A Video Blog Post – Click below What’s the first thing you do when you see a flaw in another? Whether it’s your spouse, your child, a good friend or an employee. Do make sure to point it out so you help them change? Do you control yourself from saying anything until it hits the […]
A story is told about a man who wasn’t happy about the state of affairs in the world, so he set out to change it. After a year of trying, he realized that he hadn’t accomplished anything so he thought to himself, “Maybe the world is too big and I should start with something smaller,” […]
We often set up our relationships as a transaction: you do this for me and I do that for you; if you don’t do this for me, then I won’t do that for you. We do this with our children. We do this with our spouses. We do this with our friends. And what this […]
Let’s talk about transactional relationships. I looked up the meaning of the word transaction and found there are two definitions. One has to do with buying or selling. It is a business deal we’re all familiar with, an exchange of some sort. Another is an exchange or interaction between two people. Many relationships are […]