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Tu B’shvat: Celebrating the Very Best of You


Happy New Year! New Year for trees, that is. Today, Wednesday, February 8, 2012, is the 15th day of the month of Shvat, Tu B’shvat, which commemorates the sap of new growth that has begun to flow in the innermost chambers of the dormant tree. Just when all vegetation seems frozen or dead, the tiniest …

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Chances of a Lifetime


She told me she wanted to die. Standing at the curb, all it would take was one step into the flow of cars a few feet away. Just one foot off the curb,…..then…. SMASH. The sound of twisting metal and bursting glass snapped her out of her trance. She stared at the car that had …

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