April 2014 archive

Ten Strategies for Spiritual Resilience

Beginning this talk by saying thank you is not just an exercise in protocol.  It speaks directly to the theme of this gathering, which is, Spiritual Fitness.  Becoming an appreciative person is a top strategy for spiritual fitness.    1.   Cultivate an attitude of gratitude.  There is a reason that the phrase “count your blessings” …

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Leadership Lessons from Biblical Teachings on Leprosy

Tazria, Leviticus 12:1-15:33 In this week’s Torah portion, Tazria, we see Aaron and his sons in their priestly role as tribal medicine men. Forget the fancy clothes and presiding over rituals and eating yummy offerings. Now, it’s down to the nitty-gritty, time to get their hands dirty, time to be with the people when they …

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Days of Remembrance

Honored to be the speaker at the Days of Remembrance commemoration in Kuwait. Days of Remembrance- April 2014, CH (COL) Bonnie Koppell Count by ones to six million, the number of Jews killed during what has come to be known as the Holocaust, a number each second, and you will be here for months- not …

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