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Sunday, November 27, 2016

Recovering from Emotional Devastation 101


26 Cheshvan 5777

Emotions are roiling across the world due to gut-wrenching, heart breaking incidents. Too many to list, and some are intensely private. They might never be recognized by the wider public.

What all of us need to know in the depths of our despair is that a future awaits. We can help to mold it in our favor somehow, even if that means to simply avoid becoming bitter. 

That takes a sense of increasing calm, patience and curiosity. It also means focusing on insight - analyzing what's going wrong and what should be happening instead.

Care to think that through?

Perhaps the thoughts I shared during a public appearance last year can  help you:

Viktor Frankl said "When we are no longer able to change a situation we are challenged to change ourselves." I'd like to add, "When you’re going through hell, don’t stop. Find the exit. Or create it."

All of us are here to heal. It might be from physical, emotional, mental or spiritual issues. As you move through the throngs of people and exhibits, you feel an energy coursing through and around you. Use it. Memorize it. Cradle it. That energy can motivate you when you're feeling drained, clueless, and hopeless.

As we move through our healing experiences, we grow in insights, compassion for ourselves and others. We learn not to assume, but to observe, to wonder, to be in awe. Respect, on many different levels, becomes one with our identities. The universe is filled with answers, and it beckons us to grow, even as we hardly realize that we are growing despite our agony. 

Accept the invitation. Fulfill your destiny as a spiritual creature. Let the wonder fill your soul. Let the wonder heal you. The adventure is a gift from GOD, though it sometimes feels like a punishment. It is not. It is a path. Humanity tends to berate itself. But HaShem's nature, so to speak, is to forgive. Take Her/His lead. Go, find yourself in the universe, with every bit of your pain, doubt and fear. Access its healing powers. GOD put them there. The goal is to grow your soul. Open your eyes, mind, your gut and your heart to healing possibilities. Find the love that awaits you. GOD put it there.

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Friday, November 25, 2016

Climbing Your Way to Heartwarming Achievements.


24 Cheshvan, 5777

The man cited in the article below is a personal acquaintance, a former neighbor and my previous plumber. 

He used to skydive. Read about his exciting approach to coping with medical setbacks.

After nearly dying in 2009, Royal Flush plumber, Joshua Strahl prepares to climb Mount Kilimanjaro for charity.

What can YOU do to make your coping efforts satisfying? Climb the way to future accomplishments, as admirably as you can.

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Thursday, November 24, 2016

Pray for the Peace of Israel and the World


23/24 Cheshvan, 5777

I'd had a different post prepared for today but I was unable to reach home in a timely manner to share it with you. Why? Read on.

Israel has been targeted by arsonists across the country this past week.
I was at Hadassah hospital today for my annual eye exams and smelled smoke when people walked by with affected clothing. Commuting to/from the hospital in a haze of ash, seeing first responders out to prevent new conflagrations while directing traffic away from fire trucks and fire fighters in action was a sad, sorry sight.
Homes, business buildings and a lot of nature have been destroyed, as the Intifada rages on. Pray for the well being of Israel and her Jews.
PM says arsonists who caused wildfires around country are terrorists and will be treated as such.
Yocheved Golani 60,000 people have been evacuated from their homes in Israel because of more than THREE HUNDRED arson attacks. In a week!
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Yocheved Golani Correction: 65,000 people have been evacuated, some never to return to the homes that burned down.
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The Muqata
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8:00pm Channel 2: Over 50% of the wild fires are nationalistic terror attacks
Channel 2 quotes Israeli Police -- over 50% of the fires in Israel...
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In the third straight day, firecrews are working around the clock to contain and extinguish a massive brush fire that…
Yocheved Golani Trains service in some parts of the country is not happening due to the arson activity. Pray for the end of terrorism, the rain we desperately need, and genuine peace. ISRAEL. NEVER. HAD. PEACE, PARTNERS. Every peace talk was a lull in the action, a reload opportunity.
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Yocheved Golani Evacuation hotline for seniors
Thursday, November 24, 2016
A hotline has been opened for senior citizens who need to be evacuated from their homes due to any of the fires burning around the country.

The number is *8602.
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i24NEWS English is live now.
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Israel Ablaze | The Lineup with Nurit Zunger

Fire fighting equipment from other countries has been sent to us. Please pray for the safety of me and my people. Pray for genuine peace worldwide.

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