Category Archives: life lessons

a comment about Christmas

BERLIN — A truck driver plowed into a Christmas market late Monday in central Berlin, killing nine people and injuring several others, in what the police said they believed was an attack. Breaking News Alerts Sign up to receive an … Continue reading

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The wedding dress

He said he wanted to marry on a full moon because they had met on a full moon but later on it turned out he was a lunatic and he needed his moon to feel himself real and true to … Continue reading

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In the defense of trees

Hearing about the trees burning in Israel, i felt the trees need someone to speak for them, to defend them against those who think that trees are also legitimate targets in a war of hate over land and so in their … Continue reading

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Watch “Paul Simon – Slip slidin’ away” on YouTube

Paul Simon did not sing this song last week in his concert here but it is perhaps one of his songs with the strongest message of hope amidst despair,yes ,we slip slide away but we continue to try anyway and … Continue reading

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The greatness of gratitude

There’s this story that when we are grateful and say thank you for what we HAVE, then the universe, or G-d, or whatever higher forces you envision or just think are magnetic forces etc. decide to give you more of … Continue reading

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It was a tough landing into day time… Then as i walked down the hill into town,a nice friendly young Portugese speaking lady stopped to pat my dog and said she had a dog’s  raincoat that is too small for … Continue reading

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Stockings or strumpfhose*

All day they threaten to fall And i pull them up, And they They want to fall down, Like life, I think After the day is done, Is there anything more gratifying to get out of than a pair of … Continue reading

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