Downton Abbey Portrays Reality of Interfaith RelationshipsBy Gerri Miller
Go inside Season 5 Episode 9 where the story line of Atticus and Rose's interfaith relationship comes to a head.Go To Pop Culture
I would like to think that I am changing from year to year. I would like to think that I am changing for the better. I am a bit more wise, a bit more patient, a bit more kind and a bit more generous.
Then something happens. A dish breaks, traffic jams, or something just doesn’t go my way. I lose my temper. I’m not that patient and I might say something hurtful.
I realize I want to change and be better. I apologize. Try again.
So maybe I have changed. My awareness has changed. I don’t react EVERY time. I know when I’m wrong. I’m a work in progress. (Hopefully making progress).
I’m not sure which Rabbi said that it is easier to split the Sea of Reeds than it is to change a single character trait for the better (I think it was Rabbi Salanter who developed the Mussar movement).
This post is part of Twitter’s @imabima’s list of writing prompts for the first two weeks of Nissan leading up to Passover.
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