Happy Holidays!

14 Sep

Happy Holidays to those who are celebrating today!

If you have no idea what I’m talking about, it’s Rosh Hashanah – the Jewish New Year.
This year, Rosh Hashanah began last night (September 14) at sundown, and continues until tomorrow evening when
Yom Kippur – the Day of Atonement – begins, ending Wednesday evening.

You can find out more about these Jewish Days of Significance through a quick google search, but I wanted to share with you the most beautiful and moving description I have heard, affirming once again the power of connecting with people and asking questions.

I was speaking with a colleague yesterday, and she explained Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur like this:
“It’s a time to think of repairing the world, helping to put the world back together, and to think outside of ourselves.”

Thank you Jan!

It gave me pause to think about the millions of people fleeing their homes and leaving their lives and family members behind because of conflict while European countries fight about quotas and build fences to keep “them” out, and Canada has only let a trickle in…we could all take some time to think outside of ourselves and consider what we can each do to repair the world.

See more.

Copyright 2015 Annemarie Shrouder
Speaker, Facilitator, Consultant and Author  on issues of Diversity & Inclusion

Radio Show host of Creating Families – Fridays 8am-9am PT (11am-12pm ET)
starting Oct. 2 at www.HealthyLife.net


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