Posting a cartoon every weekday leaves no room for me to simply share news, ideas, and other stuff with you, so here's: 'Sunday Mail: Letters from Dry Bones'.
We are now in the Hebrew month of Elul. A time when Jews are to examine and evaluate their lives, deeds, and goals (in the run-up to the Day of Atonement). So I got this phone call from the nice folks at the "American Committee for Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem". An organization which supports a really important cause. They are going to put together a book of thoughts for Elul. Words of philosophy and wisdom. A page for each day of the month. Would I contribute one page? Before I can think up an excuse, the caller says: "Deepak Chopra, the Dalai Lama, and Kirk Douglas are each contributing a page". Yikes! (If "Deepak Chopra, the Dalai Lama, and Kirk Douglas are each contributing a page" do I have the hutzpa to just say I'm too busy?!?)So to see this lovely book, with a thought for each day of Elul, and to get a free copy snail mailed to you, check out Jewels of Elul. The Dry Bones contribution is for the 23rd of Elul.
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