November 2012 archive

Nov 22

Thanksgiving Message from Uzi

Thanksgiving Day is approaching, and I look around and see a mixed picture. There are wars going on overseas, some of which we are involved in, others we are not directly involved in but feel connected to because they involve Israel. There is poverty, sometimes crushing poverty, in our own country. Politics go on as …

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Nov 21

Communicating With Compassion – Setting Boundaries.

Communicating with compassion often means setting boundaries.  We don’t usually connect “kindness” and “boundary setting.” At least I didn’t for many years. I imagined that kindness is about listening with empathy, responding with compassion, treating others with dignity, doing random (and not so random) acts of kindness, and the like. What did this have to …

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