Archive for November, 2015

November 27, 2015 Thoughts on Gobble Day

Growing up, Thanksgiving in my house was a big affair. I remember my mother ז״ל waking up at 5:30 to continue the preparations she started the night before, shoving a supernaturally large turkey in the oven, and cooking all the way through till 3:00 pm when the 20 plus family and friends arrived.

Thanksgiving would start with drinks—whiskey sours with more sour than whiskey, and whatever the current fad hors d’oeuvres. One year it was cheeses, another shrimp, (which one Read the rest

MM #25 – Spiritual Warrior – Layli Miller-Muro

Listen to the insights of Layli Miller-Muro, Founder and Executive Director of the Tahirah Justice Center, a non-profit, Bahai’i inspired organization dedicated to protecting women and girls from human rights abuses through the provision of legal aid and public policy advocacy. Layli expands our understanding of what we need to be grateful for, bringing a new perspective to our troubles and hardships.

Mincha Moment (MIN-chuh, with the “ch” like in “Bach” or “loch”)… Taking Time to Be Grateful refers … Read the rest