Brilliant

bril·liant ˈadjective (of light or color) very bright and radiant. synonyms: bright, shining, blazing, dazzling, vivid, intense, gleaming, glaring,luminous, radiant; More exceptionally clever or talented. “a brilliant young mathematician” synonyms: bright, intelligent, clever, smart, astute, intellectual; More noun     3.    a diamond of brilliant cut.   If you notice the last definition, it means diamond, brilliant is how …

Signs Are Everywere

I wrote yesterday about the beauty of nature and how it takes my breath away, every time, its like seeing it for the first time, my natural high just goes through the roof.  I used to really be into seeing 11:11 everywhere, I am born on October 11, and I just connect to that number.  I read that it is …

I Am Thankful Everyday

Thank you for capturing the amazing moon last night, Afshine Emrani. I saw this moon last night as I was driving from teaching one class to another and I literally squealed with delight.  I am in constant joy and awareness of our extraordinary surroundings, and am in awe of how the world, our bodies, and our daily lives operate, moment by …

You Gotta Work!

  Here is a fun shot from the Love Your Body Fashion Show by Karen Michelle, my daughter is in the colorful outfit, and her cousin is on my other arm.  She did have fun getting her hair pressed, which was her preference, and some glitter makeup on the eyes, she was squeezing me tight when we first walked out, …

KIDS-WORK I LOVE-ISRAEL

I am so excited to be a sponsor of an amazing women’s event that supports and encourages our community to be healthy, take care of themselves, take an active part and take time out for their own health and fitness, so they can be there for everyone and everything else in their life. You can still join, or support an …

HUMANS HELPING HUMANS

This makes so much sense to me the video above and the post below, when tragedy is around us, we bind together, help each other, our humanity is expressed freely. Afshine Emrani All I needed to know, I learned watching my kids rock climb.  1- There is no competition; everyone is rooting for you to get to the top. 2- …

A Palestinian Voice + A Jewish Voice=Same Message

This is the most honest message I have seen so far, http://isgap.org/flashpoint/palestinian-violence-and-failure-of-leadership/.   Ruthi Soudack wants everyone, including Muslims, to unite against all terrorism, including terrorism against Jews, http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/selective-grief-selective-solidarity/   Below is a video of how different we are in our thinking about life and death, maybe if we keep learning and communicating in a civilized and respectful manner, we can …

“Extremism Only Makes Things Worse”

  As I was looking for inspiration tonight, after a fun and peaceful Shabbat, I ran across the amazing video above, and a few interesting articles.  My brain is trying to understand it, and I really don’t, why not just live your life, and let other people live theirs. Dena Takruri “The Islamic State; Saudi Arabia. In its struggle against …

“In the dizzying words of Mary Oliver God is invisible, but holiness is visible”

We all have our paths, goals, backgrounds, philosophies, dreams, and we all connect differently to each other and to our purpose in this world.  Before I met my husband and started living a more observant life, I was still connected, I was always connected,  I called it my gut, I just knew to always listen to my deep down reactions …