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When you find peace within yourself,
you become the kind of person who
can live at peace with others.
~~ Anne Frank ~~
“Don’t Gain The World & Lose Your Soul, Wisdom Is Better Than Silver Or Gold.” ―Bob Marley
This story is all over the news in many forms, so I’m sure some of you have heard it, even if only in passing.
It’s heartbreaking to me that Palestinians are being taught such violence and hatred at such a young age, whereas Sabras (Israeli born Jews) and Jews born outside of Israel aren’t taught hate. I was not raised to hate, I was raised to treat every individual on a case-by-case basis. To this day, that is still how I treat people. I don’t spew hatred and I don’t like carrying around hatred within myself. In times likes these, it simply hurts me that there is such a lack of compassion for humanity in this world.
So many of us have passions and interests that we support in so many different ways, but in turn, we forget to support each other. That’s unacceptable to me, and I hope that one day that changes and people start to see the error of their ways.
In the Jewish religion, we light Yahrzeit to light the way to a happy after-life. Even those who do not believe in reincarnation still do this, especially after the passing of a loved one, or in remembrance of someone we may have never even met. Having lost both of my parents and over 60 friends, family members, and pets, I could probably burn my house down with the amount of candles I’m supposed to light on a yearly basis and on the High Holy Days. I can’t always do it because it fills me with a lot of pain at times to do so.
In light of this tragedy, I hope that some people will purchase a candle (Yahrzeit usually burns for 24-30 hours straight, each one is slightly different in terms of how long it lasts) and light it in honor of a young life lost. One day, there will no longer be a need to light candles for tragedies such as this.
No matter who you are, no matter your religious or spiritual beliefs, remember that you are still a human being.
Banish Bad Energy From Everyday Life
Apparently I need to banish myself since I’m hormonal and crabby. Also, for intuitive folk and all Water Signs, always carry a piece of amethyst, citrine, clear quartz, or rose quartz with you to help keep yourself from absorbing other people’s moods and issues.
Happy Purim!! I’m a day or so late in saying so due to the drama and stress going on my life at the moment, but it is still a heartfelt wish. If you do not know what Purim is or why it is celebrated, I strongly suggest a religious history lesson.
In an attempt to tame my own insanity, I bring you Soldier by Gavin DeGraw.
*If anyone knows Gavin personally, please let him know that I’m single. LOL.*