Category Archives: Joy

Life Is Just a Bus Ride

Simplify! Go live in a hut and be joyous! Continue reading

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Elul 1: Break a Damaging Pattern

Day #2 of the journey. Well, the sun has set on Elul the first — and the clock says it’s past midnight and therefore Monday — so here’s a short one.  In the coming year I’ll try to catch myself … Continue reading

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Outline for a Little Light Reading

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Event on June 28: To Every Thing There Is a Season

Thursday, June 28, 2012 7:30-9:00 PM Kerem Shalom, Concord, MA http://www.keremshalom.org Do you agree that “there’s nothing new under the sun”? In Walden, Thoreau “went to the woods to front only the essential facts of life.” Thousands of years earlier, … Continue reading

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The Good Life in Four Easy Steps

1. Eat simply. 2. Drink moderately. 3. Work meaningfully. 4. Cultivate love and friendship. Thus spake Kohelet (in Ecclesiastes).  Ancient wisdom applies today.

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