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Author Archives: Jane Garber-Rosenzweig
Crossroads – a familiar landscape
Many times in our lifetime we come to unexpected crossroads. Choices present themselves to us out of the blue and we are forced to make life-changing decisions. Each person deals with such decision-making process differently. Some take their time to … Continue reading
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Do you know how to be a good friend?
The older you become, the more hurdles you go through, the better is your understanding of who your true friends are. There’s a good Russian saying “better to have 100 good friends than 100 dollars”. Most of us would be … Continue reading
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Can you play chess?
As a young child I loved playing chess and competing with others in the game, whilst moving up the ranks for a period of about 5 years. The game was ever so consuming and each victory gave me a thrill. … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Friendship, General Reflections, Sport Tagged Benjamin Franklin, chess, foresight, greatest maxim, improves memory, independence, life lessons, planning and foresignt, vigilance 1 Comment
Patience is a virtue
We all know that patience is a virtue. As per famous proverb: “all good things come to those who wait”. However, lately I have thought about this concept further in trying to understand what being patient actually entails. The normal … Continue reading
Posted in Family, General Reflections, Parenting, Uncategorized, Women Tagged Aristotle, better parenting, patience, self-control, tolerance, virtue Leave a comment
Is Valentine’s Day necessary?
Valentine’s Day has historically been a great source of income for florists, restaurants, as well as confectionery, jewelery and lingerie shops. It is also known as one of the most stressful days. The males scout the shops for a perfect gift, as they … Continue reading
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Success and humility – what is your definition?
These days everyone tries to show themselves in the best light to the world, sell their good qualities and their achievements to those who are prepared to listen. Such sales pitch is not restricted to the workforce but is often … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Friendship, General Reflections, Uncategorized Tagged appreciation, C.S.Lewis, happiness, humble, humility, modesty, success 2 Comments
Time for a sea change?
Lots of people talk about the need to improve their lives in one way or the other. However, in most cases, it just remains that – talk. Unfortunately, not many are brave enough to do something in an attempt to … Continue reading