Awareness and Attitude

mitzvahs

This mitzvah project seems to be teaching me many things, including forgiveness, awareness of our environment, and to be more grateful. Also, that when we slow down a little we are able to enjoy our lives more and  have more time to give to others.
I never imagined this would be the case, but I am definitely enjoying it nonetheless.

79) Visited my Rabbi and Rebbetzin on Wednesday. We had the most amazing conversation this week about pets. My dog had a weird thing happen on Wednesday morning and I was terrified that he had had a stoke and was dying. I was sort of embarrassed to talk to the Rebbetzin about it thinking it was kind of a trivial thing. She told me when their dog died they cried for a week. It made me feel better that my feelings for my pet are important and others including a Rabbi and his wife had a similiar feeling with their own pet.

80) Brought florescent light-bulbs to the synagogue I have been going to on Wednesdays. A woman there is recycling them. I wasn’t sure how to turn that into a mitzvah so I decided to write a thank you note to the woman telling her I appreciated her helping me take care of recycling my light bulbs.

81, 82 & 83) Did several different things for our auction this Sunday, including a trip to the store, some work at home and playing with the kids so the coordinator could get something done for 1/2 hour.

84) Called a friend who was recovering from surgery.

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