The pandemic of coronavirus has flung us, unwilling and disbelieving, into a time of uncertainty. Hiding out in our homes, we try to deny the upheaval in our lives. We’ve lost the life we knew just a few months ago. As described by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, the stages of loss include denial, followed by anger, bargaining, … Continue reading Find Your Inner Hero
I’ve had plenty of opportunities in the past few weeks to contemplate my weaknesses and misgivings: the Jewish holidays of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur inspire the practice of just that. It’s specifically a time of repentance and encourages real changes in our lives – a concept called “teshuva”. In Hebrew, it means “to return”, … Continue reading Proactive or reactive?