Mesorah (Jewish stuff)

Senselessness and Comfort

After what happened this week to that poor little boy, I, and many people that I know, are feeling frustrated and saddened by the senselessness and horror. These past couple of days I’ve felt guilty for making a small joke, or playing with my boys, or being frustrated by their normal antics.  How is it… Continue reading Senselessness and Comfort

Torah Tuesdays

Torah Tuesdays: Dusting off my Siddur

Ooo – my first Torah Tuesdays post since the move!  I’m excited about this. Way back when, in the single-me days (okay, it really wasn’t that long ago), I was pretty great at davening twice a day.  So great, in fact, that when I heard mommies of little kids comment on how they hadn’t davened… Continue reading Torah Tuesdays: Dusting off my Siddur

Torah Tuesdays

Torah Tuesdays: Don’t Ever Give Up

Whew! I hope everyone had a good Shavuos, and ate at least a little cheesecake (I actually didn’t get any, but I’ve made my peace with that). Between Shabbos and Yom Tov and Shabbos again, I feel like I haven’t blogged in absolutely ages. But here we are again, it’s Tuesday, and I have a… Continue reading Torah Tuesdays: Don’t Ever Give Up

Torah Tuesdays

Torah Tuesdays: Good Vibes

Today’s Torah Tuesdays was inspired by a shiur by Rebbetzin Nechama Karlinsky. She mentioned that our attitude towards others is reflected back to us.  In Mishlei (otherwise known as Proverbs) 27:19 we learn that: “As water reflects a face back to a face, so one’s heart is reflected back to him by another.” What does… Continue reading Torah Tuesdays: Good Vibes

Torah Tuesdays

Torah Tuesdays: Why are you frum?

I’m pretty beat, but I don’t want to miss a Torah Tuesday post, so I’ll give you some food for thought, and would love to hear what you have to say about it. This past Motzei Shabbos my husband and I attended a big dinner, you know, with lots of speakers and some shmoozing as… Continue reading Torah Tuesdays: Why are you frum?