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empty space

A baby cries. Her busy mother is unable to pick her up – right away. The cry intensifies. It fills the empty space around the infant with a pressing urgency. The mother rushes to finish her chores. The baby whales … Continue reading

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The Race of Innocence

The other day my five year old asked why different people have different colored skin. Ready to give my best answer to this innocent question, she followed by asking, “Why aren’t people’s skin blue, green, purple or red?” Her comment … Continue reading

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A party for your angels

A few days ago an old client called inviting me to a unique party that she was having for all of the ‘angels’ who had affected her life. She had contacted a handful of people who, over the years had … Continue reading

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What memories will you leave behind?

Many years ago I had a next door neighbor who lived in the apartment next to mine in Beverly Hills. She was an elderly woman (a.k.a Rosie) who never had any visitors. She had no children, no pets and as … Continue reading

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How do you define the word soul?

Webster’s dictionary defines soul in the following ways: 1 : the immaterial essence, animating principle, or actuating cause of an individual life 2 : the spiritual principle embodied in human beings, all rational and spiritual beings, or the universe 3 … Continue reading

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You cannot imagine how time can be so still.

In truth, it is like this: You cannot imagine… how time can be so still. It hangs. It weighs. And yet there is so little of it. It goes so slowly. And yet it is so scarce. (From the play … Continue reading

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Who is Santa Claus? Are Unicorns real? Is there really a Puff the Magic Dragon?

Although I am Jewish, my kids believe in Santa Claus (well – sort of). My four- year old believes in Unicorns (although she says if Santa doesn’t bring her one then he is NOT real.)  My six year old asked … Continue reading

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In what way do you need to be renewed?

12/18/10 In my novel, The Gossamer Thread the character Feather feels incredibly sad and despondent about what is happening on planet Earth. Initially, she lands in Auschwitz into the hands of a rabbi that is about to be executed. After … Continue reading

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Welcome to the novel The Gossamer Thread’s first blog!

Ever since I was a little girl, I have always been drawn to the fantastical, the magical, the divine, the inexplicable — “the depths.” Staring at the pollen in a flower’s center, I never just saw pollen — I beheld … Continue reading

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