Category Archives: Life

Stories from other people and from my own life.

Yom Kippur ~ Day of Atonement

  Yom means “day” in Hebrew and Kippur comes from a root that means “to atone”. Thus Yom Kippur has come to mean “day of atonement”. Some say there is a link to kapporet, the “mercy seat” or covering of … Continue reading

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Rosh Hashanah Observed

                                Rosh Hashanah         The two-day festival of Rosh Hashanah is observed on the 1st and 2nd days of Tishrei.    We leave our old shortcomings behind us, thus starting the new year with a clean slate. In Hebrew, Rosh … Continue reading

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We are still Alive!

        CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL BORN IN 1930’s, 1940’s, 50’s, 60’s, and early 70’s!!! First, you survived being born to mothers who smoked and/or drank while they carried us. They took aspirin, ate blue cheese dressing, tuna from … Continue reading

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Top Five Regrets of the Dying from Hospice Patients!

  Top five regrets of the dying A hospice nurse has recorded the most common regrets of the dying, and among the top ones is ‘I wish I hadn’t worked so hard’. What would your biggest regret be if this … Continue reading

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