Apr
27

Thought for the day…..

“Change your thoughts and you change your world.” -Norman Vincent Peale   I find these words very powerful and meaningful to me.   I hope you will as well.  JG

Apr
24

Thought for the day….

In our adult years – we all have the capacity to grow and change if we are prepared to challenge, learn and confront our complacency and fears.  Fear and complacency are the enemies of change and personal growth.   Chag Sameach.    JG

Apr
22

Thought for the day…

“Small minds discuss people.  Average minds discuss events.  Great minds discuss ideas.”    Unknown

Apr
21

Thought for the day…

This past Tuesday morning, the first day of Passover, Cantor Brown and I sang a beautiful new setting for the Tal prayer composed by Cantor Meir Finkelstein commissioned by Rabbi Randy Brown for the occasion of Cantor Brown’s 30th birthday.   It is a beautiful new composition for the Hebrew poetry of Tal (the prayer… Continue reading »

Apr
18

Thought for the day…

As we begin the Passover holiday – let us be mindful that many throughout the world are enslaved.   Many in our own society are enslaved to addictions, poverty, hunger, joblessness, illness and stress.   Many of us are enslaved by fear, anger and depression.   Let us remove the shackles that enslave us and… Continue reading »

Apr
17

Quote for the day…

Shir Chadash – a new song.   This coming Tuesday on the first day of Passover, Cantor Brown and I will be chanting Tal (the prayer for dew) to a new musical setting that was composed by our dear friend Cantor Meir Finkelstein.   It is a beautiful composition that was commissioned by Rabbi Randy… Continue reading »

Apr
15

Thought for the day….

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and cannot remain silent”   Victor Hugo Shabbat shalom,  JG

Apr
12

Thought for the day….

“People often avoid making decisions out of fear of making a mistake.  Actually, the failure to make decisions is one of life’s biggest mistakes.” – Rabbi Noah Weinberg, 48 Ways To Wisdom

Apr
11

Thought for the day…

We are about to celebrate the holiday of Passover.  We reminded repeatedly in the Torah and in our prayers that we are to remember our exodus from Egypt.   The relevance of this holiday in our world today is as untimely a message as when we first departed Egypt.   As we celebrate the holiday… Continue reading »

Apr
08

Thought for the day…

Last night I had the opportunity to attend a concert featuring the music of Arnold Schoenberg, Eric Zeisel, and Sam Adler.   It was an incredible concert and a wonderful performance of music written by some of the worlds greatest contemporary composers. The concert was sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Randal Schoenberg in honor of… Continue reading »

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