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The Lone Tree: Alone But Not Alone

The Lone Tree: Alone But Not Alone a life lessons story by Chana Klein Even when the alone times are so much longer than the moments of connection, I have to know that these are the times of the greatest, deepest, inner growth. Siman Tov and Mazal Tov   Siman Tov and Mazal Tov. . . Mazal Tov (Congratulations) to

Do It Anyway

Do it Anyway    All of my classmates had moved away from me, placing their seats nearer to the classroom walls. Have you ever tried and tried to do something but you just couldn't no matter how hard you tried?   They All Move Away from Me It was the second week of the semester and as I sat in

Lucky Break

Lucky Break A Life Lessons Story by Chana Klein I remember when my 3 kids were teens. They would come home from school and I would ask them: “How was your day?” “Fine.” Would be the refrain. “What happened in school today?” “Nothing.” What did you learn?” “Nothing.” I yearned to be involved in their lives. But I couldn’t get

Break His Teeth – Journey From Being Illiterate

Break His Teeth - Journey From Being Illiterate A Life-Lessons Story by Chana Klein     The Story of Passover??? The very first time that I read the Haggadah, the book we read to guide us through the Passover Seder, I was expecting it to be a story, the story of Passover. But I could not find much story. Instead,

A Matter of Focus

A Matter of Focus A Life-Lessons Story by Chana Klein I wonder if we understand the power of focus, the power of deciding to not let the distractions in, with all the distractions we allow ourselves to experience,. The power of knowing what we want . . . The power of focus on that one goal . . . We

A Tale of Two Time Zones

A Tale of Two Time Zones A Life-Lessons Story By Chana Klein Do you ever wonder what happened to the work you were supposed to have done by yesterday? After all, you found out about it about three whole months ago. You certainly had enough time. Why didn’t you do it? I wondered that every time I was panicking to