October 4, 2020 archive

The Five Languages of Apology- Yom Kippur 2020

        A member of our community recently shared with me his frustration that he had apologized to someone, “I’m sorry, please forgive me,” and he sensed that the person was still withholding forgiveness and reconciliation.  In that moment, I reflected on The Five Languages of Apology as defined by Gary Chapman and Jennifer Thomas.  Their …

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This I Believe- Rosh HaShanah 2020

This I Believe- Rabbi Bonnie Koppell         A few lyrics- “I believe the children are our future.”  So sings Whitney Houston, and I am inclined to agree.  “Do you believe in life after love?”  Cher posed that question and I believe that I do.  The Lovin’ Spoonful want to know, “Do you believe in magic?”  …

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