Tag: worry

On how I learn to stop worrying and be a little grateful for a change.

A couple of weeks ago, Alice Herz-Sommer died at the age of 110. She was 39 when, with her family and scores of other Jewish intelligentsia, she was sent to Terezin, to a concentration camp the Nazi regime used to demonstrate their humane treatment of the Jews. Through starvation and the death of her mother …

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On my desire to be perfect.

In my less aware moments, in moments of worry and hurry and desire for acceptance, I feel sometimes like I need to be perfect. In the past couple of years there have been many of these moments – through the normal trying for jobs and memberships but most of all through the process of discernment. Trying …

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