Dude, Breathe..

With another recent run-in with Covid, I was quickly brought back to the impact of fear on my life. What I noticed is the different reactions to it. Some of us activate and blame, others, minimize and dismiss. All of us confront the same fact: At Best, Our Control is VERY Imperfect. How does life change when you accept this fact? Well, for one thing, you allow yourself and others to…

Looking Through the Window

Looking through the window Recently, I was sitting on my back porch and as I glanced through the closed window, I watched my wife interacting with my children in the kitchen. They were not doing anything exceptional; typical family stuff - eating, talking, smiling; one of the kids was kind of just spacing out. Yet, my heart immediately became filled with such immense joy, compassion and gratitude. Funny…

Compassionate Parenting - Nurturing the Future

In this presentation Rabbi Bloom uses the subtle depth of the Hebrew language to show how the core of parenting is compassion. Combining theory and practical guidance he encourages all of us to relate to ourselves and our children with great humanity and tenderness. This class can be presented as a lecture or in-depth text study. Approximate Length:  Text Study - 45 minutes Lecture - 20…