My Musings

The musings of a rabbinical student, sociologist, personal trainer, weight lifter, food activist, vegan, queer, wannabe musician and there is still more.

Counting the Omer Day 9: Strength in Strength

Counting the Omer Day 9: Strength in Strength

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Strength is not just about pure might and the ability to power through. It’s also about discipline. It takes discipline and practice to become strong in mind body and spirit.

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Find your strength and your power and become a spiritual warrior

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Counting the Omer Day 8 Strength in Lovingkindness

Counting the Omer Day 7: Nobility in Love

Counting the Omer Day 7: Nobility in Love

Today is day 7 of counting the Omer: Nobility in Love. Today I make a commitment to be more present, kinder, and generous to my partner and I want to be a kinder, gentler person and more open to love and the generosity of others.

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Counting the Omer Day 6: Bonding with in Love

Counting the Omer Day 6: Bonding with in Love

When we love someone we bond, we connect, we build a foundation and from that foundation we lays roots that will grow into something amazing.

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Counting the Omer Day 5: Humility in Love

Counting the Omer Day 5: Humility in Love

Arrogance is not a virtue. When we love someone sometimes we must swallow our pride and forgive

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My Favorite Fitness Apps

My Favorite Fitness Apps

Regardless of what the calendar says, it’s now finally spring in Philadelphia and I thought I would share a few of my favorite fitness apps.

I have had an iPhone since 2009 and will probably continue to have one, since I am now buried in the Apple ecosystem. Over the years I have used a ton of fitness apps, some have come and gone, and I thought maybe now would be a good time to share my…

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Counting the Omer Day 4: Endurance with in Love

Is our love eternal? Do we have the times and the bad? I have had plenty of heart break in my life, sometimes I think more than a person can bear, but I endure.

Counting the Omer Day 4: Endurance with in Love

Is our love eternal? Do we have the times and the bad? I have had plenty of heart break in my life, sometimes I think more than a person can bear, but I endure.

Day 3 of the Omer: Tiferet in Chesed

Day 3 of the Omer: Tiferet in Chesed

Compassion in Love

Love is in the air, and it is beautiful. True love includes empathy and compassion.
In this crazy world we need compassion and empathy for our neighbors and for the stranger.
We must always remember to love our neighbor as ourselves.

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Day 2 of the Omer Gevurah in Chesed

Day 2 of the Omer Chesed in Love

Strength with in Love

It takes strength to love. To love oneself or to love another requires vulnerablity, and to be vulnerable requires strength. Vulnerablity is not a sign of weakness; it’s a sign of strength and their is strength in love.

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Day 1 Chesed within Chesed

Today is day 1 of the Omer, Lovingkindness in lovingkindness. Thinking of the ways in which we give love and receive love.

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