Hello my friend, I’m going to talk about the election. If you are tired of reading about it or hearing about it, I totally understand and wanted to save you the energy of reading any further. It’s also not short. We live in incredible times. Among the things that make these times so incredible are…

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Happy Sunday my friend, This past week was Yom Kippur, a High Holy Day for Jews in which God is asked for forgiveness for the people’s transgressions of the previous year through a period of fasting, prayer and reflection. I converted to Judaism in April of 2014 prior to marrying Rachel, and over the last…

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9/11 sneaks up on me every year. It’s not a day I look forward to, I don’t plan on doing anything particularly different on this day. But it’s impossible for many of us to not reflect on this day, certainly not me. Today, 15 years from the day the unspeakable happened, I have a different…

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Context: This was written in response to the murder of Philando Castile and the subsequent assassination of 5 Dallas police officers in July of 2016. I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty drained. We had quite a week last week in the United States of America. One that continues to show us opportunities in…

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Context: This was written in response to the June 12th act of terror in Orlando, Florida.  Hello my friend, There is no way to make sense of indiscriminate hate. There is no way to find good in the pointless destruction of lives and families at the hands of terror. We have seen it over and…

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Happy Mother’s Day! I’ve been under the weather the last couple of days. I’m actually about to head out to urgent care to make sure it’s not something more than a cold. Being a bit ill has a pretty significant impact on my mood. I don’t handle it very well, admittedly. It’s one of the…

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