Posts tagged "Monday Mantras"

Replace Anger with Loving Kindness

Replace Anger with Loving Kindness
I read these words recently and jotted them down in my iPhone notes section to remember and use as a mantra. “Replace Anger with Loving Kindness.” When we are running late for camp and my daughter can’t find her shoes, then wants to go back upstairs to find a specific stuffed animal, my son has... Read more »

Monday Mantra: Carpe Diem

Monday Mantra: Carpe Diem
My family and I acknowledged the first weekend of October by taking a road trip to County Line Orchard in Hobart, Indiana to go apple picking.  It was a beautiful fall day without a cloud in the sky and I felt so much calmer than I do in the city.   We filled bags with Red Delicious,... Read more »

Monday Mantra: Do Unto Others As You Want Others to Do Unto You

Monday Mantra: Do Unto Others As You Want Others to Do Unto You
Yesterday morning my family and many other volunteers of all ages delivered five thousand Rosh Hashanah baskets to those in need.  We visited homes of grateful recipients thrilled to receive boxes containing challah, eggs, chicken, wine, apples, honey, candles and more.  They eagerly shared photos of their grandchildren, chatted and offered us candy. Maot Chitim of Greater Chicago did a fabulous job... Read more »
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