“The only thing that divides is what you allow….” ~ Anonymous Keep the above quote in mind as you read this. The world as we know it is in a sad state these days. Whether it’s your own personal world or the entire world, everyone is turned upside down and inside out. Seems like everyone… Continue reading #Division
“…and why? Because I’m a Jew. Doesn’t a Jew have eyes? Doesn’t a Jew have hands, bodily organs, a human shape, five senses, feelings, and passions?” ~ William Shakespeare (from the Merchant of Venice) How does you feel when you’re called names like rock star, angel, hero and sweetheart? Pretty good right? Now, what if… Continue reading Why Do We Hate?
“We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.” ~Dr Martin Luther King Jr When we forgive we stop feeling anger toward and stop blaming someone who has done something wrong. We don’t necessarily go up to the person,… Continue reading Forgiving
Prayers to my fellow New Yorkers. So proud of all who showed up for the Halloween parade just hours after the terrorist attack. “We could learn a lot from crayons; some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, while others bright, some have weird names, but they all have learned to live together in… Continue reading Learning from Crayons
“If you’re not ready to die for it, put the word ‘freedom’ out of your vocabulary” ~Malcolm X Protesting has been a way to make changes in the county since we became free from control of other countries. In recent years, masses of people have protested various injustices that they feel. Some have even protest… Continue reading Freedom is Not Free
“Listen with ears of tolerance! See through the eyes of compassion! Speak with the language of love” ~Rumi “We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.” ~ Dr Martin Luther King Jr (Be sure to share this with the caption # Tolerance. Let’s spread the word that intolerance hurts us… Continue reading #Tolerance
Written February 12, 2014(edited 2017) “Under our skin we are all the Same, red blood and white bones. Our skins are what separates us by race, by color. It is the different colors of the Rainbow that make it Beautiful. It is in our differences that we as a species, as a Tribe, are Beautiful.… Continue reading Hath Not A Jews Eyes?