Friday, January 22, 2021

A Moment in Time: What Will Your Workout Look Like Today?

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Rabbi Zach Shapiro
A change in perspective can shift the focus of our day - and even our lives. We have an opportunity to harness "a moment in time," allowing our souls to be both grounded and lifted. This blog shows how the simplest of daily experiences can become the most meaningful of life's blessings. All it takes is a moment in time. Rabbi Zach Shapiro is the Spiritual Leader of Temple Akiba, a Reform Jewish Congregation in Culver City, CA. He earned his B.A. in Spanish from Colby College in 1992, and his M.A.H.L. from HUC-JIR in 1996. He was ordained from HUC-JIR - Cincinnati, in 1997.
Dear all,
My watch automatically detects when I do a workout. If I go out for a bike ride, it records the ride. If I go out for a jog, it records the jog.
No, my watch can’t do the dishes.
The other morning, as I was changing the twins and preparing their milk, my watch detected that I was in the midst of a bike ride! Go figure!!!
But it did get me thinking. There are many kinds of workouts we all have access to each day, and not all of them are physical. How will we expand our minds intellectually, deepen our souls spiritually, and broaden our perspectives socially?
How will we sharpen our wisdom?
How will we tone our outreach muscle?
How will we exercise our curiosity?
There are so many options. So get out there and start your workout! To begin only takes a moment in time!
With love and shalom,
Rabbi Zach Shapiro

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