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Rabbi Nicole Guzik

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Rabbi Nicole Guzik is a rabbi at Sinai Temple. She can be reached at her Facebook page at Rabbi Nicole Guzik.

A Bisl Torah – A Lingering Darkness

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The scene outside of the windows was shockingly frightening. Pitch-black, a thick darkness in which we couldn’t see the hint of sunrise.

A Bisl Torah – The Magic of a New Year

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One of my favorite traditions during the secular new year is a semi-annual deep organizing of my home.

Secrets of the New Year

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As the years go by, I realize that while there is nothing wrong with a good party, I am more focused on time well spent.

A Bisl Torah: What is Your Final Destination?

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With the end of the secular new year comes the self-imposition of life decisions.

You Shall Be a Blessing

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What needs to be said to a loved one or friend that has since, gone unsaid?

A Bisl Torah — This is Good for Us

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Ritual isn’t reserved only for the young or for the old. Let’s make memories, together, with any chance we get.

A Bisl Torah — Candle by Candle

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There is an ancient debate as to how one should light the Hanukkiah.

A Bisl Torah — Be the Hope

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Although most of us are still enjoying Thanksgiving leftovers, Hannukah is just days away.

You Are the Light We Need

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It once again feels odd that Hanukkah will take place during the Thanksgiving holiday.

The Brightness of the Dawn

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We forget that bright paths are often first submerged in darkness.

A Bisl Torah: Hanging On and Letting Go

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Sometimes, letting go is the way to see another door, a hidden exit.

A Bisl Torah: Starting with Why

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While the Torah often asks us to do a mitzvah without an explicitly attached meaning, the study of Torah itself seems to encourage the “why”.

A Bisl Torah: Start Tuning Out

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Authentic listening may start with deciphering between noise and sound. Noise is that which distracts us from living with purpose and intention.

A Bisl Torah: Recurring Dreams

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I have a few recurring dreams. One of which is wandering aimlessly around a school setting, miserably late to take an important test.

A Bisl Torah: Know Before Whom You Stand

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A few days ago, I encountered some poor customer service.

A Bisl Torah: To Begin Again

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The start of a journey can be as easy as turning a page or reversing the hourglass.

A Bisl Torah: Spiritual Guests

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Whose memory graces your sukkah?

A Bisl Torah: Outside Respite from the Outside World

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Sukkot is a time of gratitude, recognizing the people in our lives that serve as our walls, roof, and foundation.

A Bisl Torah: Walk the Walk

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Walking the walk is leaving Yom Kippur services with a bit more patience as the traffic in the parking lot begins to build up.

A Bisl Torah: A Last First

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Our youngest child started kindergarten this week. It is a special feeling to have a “last first.”

A Bisl Torah: Lemons, Not Limes

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About a year ago, I purchased two potted lemon trees.

A Bisl Torah: I See Double

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To Norm, providing a community when someone is struggling or celebrating is the foundation of synagogue life.

A Bisl Torah: Forty Years Young

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While most birthdays feel special in some way or another, my 40th feels significant.

A Bisl Torah: The Trail of Time

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Each human is connected by a “trail of time.” A constant traveling that allows us to honor the past and encourages us to keep moving, walking towards dreams inspired by long-ago. 

A Bisl Torah: Walking Together

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When we walk with each other, show up and fall in step, we stand on the shoulders of angels, transforming into God’s messengers, adding holiness to a fractured world.

A Bisl Torah: After the Storm

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Be aware of the hailstorms created with even one block of ice.

A Bisl Torah: More Fun Than You Can Handle

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This is your moment to grasp. Don’t miss a single second.

A Bisl Torah: She’s Got Your Back

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May our children learn to catch someone when they fall. And may they learn from us, noticing our extended reach.

A Bisl Torah: A Habit Worth Forming

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The more we habituate words of self-affirmation, the more we might start believing them.

A Bisl Torah: The Child Becomes the Teacher

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Our tradition teaches us that a child grows not out of fear. Rather, a child grows through a foundation of love. 
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