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  Pondering Jew - How I Got This Way. A blog by Lieba Rudolph.
Why Nothing Makes You Happy by Lieba_Rudolph
B"H A m I the only perso n who experiences approach-avoidance conflict before hitting the SUBMIT button? There's a certain something that happens to me rather routinely that I call Spread Sheet Syn...
I'm Getting Help by Lieba_Rudolph
BH I'm not embarrassed by my feeling that life is short and unpredictable and I need all the help I can get. One of the ways I try to do this for myself is by saying  Tehillim , prayers from the Bo...
G-d Is in the Google by Lieba_Rudolph
B"H I admit it, sometimes I Google myself. And this week was a very good time for me to do it. My recent post about death and purpose on Chabad.org is circulating on the web sites of Chabad organiz...
Religion Is a Crutch (And Other Things I Thought) by Lieba_Rudolph
BH If I had a dime for every time someone asked me, "what's Shavuos?" I would probably have almost enough money to buy a cheesecake, the food most associated with the holiday. Shavuos gets forgotte...
A Post about Nothing by Lieba_Rudolph
BH I remember taking my first and only blogging course. My teacher told me if I had nothing to write about, I should write about nothing. I kept the thought in the back of my mind as a last resort,...
Will I Ever Say It Right? by Lieba_Rudolph
B"H I tried saying it effortlessly, like I'd been saying it all my life. "We're going to New York for the Lag B'Omer parade," I announced to my parents twenty-seven years ago. I figured, my parents...
Putting a Price on a Soul by Lieba_Rudolph
B"H The seared tuna at the opening lunch would have been worth the trip to Columbus, where Zev and I joined over 1,200 Wexner "fellows" from around the world last Sunday. Although we were officiall...
No Accident by Lieba_Rudolph
  B"H ...I didn't want you to worry all day. Everything looks okay, there were some paint marks but I was able to rub them out with a towel and I don't see any scratch marks... Such a nice phone me...
Learning to Love My Guests by Lieba_Rudolph
B"H  I look down at the text:  What do you have available? I sigh and answer obligingly. Now that most of our children don't live at home anymore, we have bedrooms to spare. I know that the mitzvah...
A5J4_f870dcec7bbb32bfac1dba6ab530065d.jpg The Power of the Potato by Lieba_Rudolph
  B"H "Thank you so much. I work very hard on it." I don't know why I say this, it's just what comes out whenever I get a compliment on my blog. I know that people are more discerning than ever and...