ON THE BACK BURNER

September 5

I had to scrap what I had written for today, because the most special thing happened to me last night. The place that I love honored me . It was the best kept secret and I had absolutely no knowledge of it. It was special because it felt so good . I do the volunteering there because it feels right, because I love to do it . Belonging to this special Synagogue isn't about a religious feeling, it's about family feeling. It's where I am me. We have so many wonderful people here under this roof that to be singled out ,embarrasses me just a little. That is not why any of us give our time and energy to this wonderful home. I hope that I thanked everyone for all of the nice things that they said about me and for the beautiful gift I was given. It's nice to be recognized, but shucks, I need this place that has helped me become who I was meant to be. Shalom and toda.

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janet turow | Reply 11.09.2015 20.31

I have come to realize I too need this place. I feel more welcome. enjoy doing what I can to be helpful. It fulfills my Jewishness - HUGS

Elissa | Reply 05.09.2015 10.57

Sorry I wasn't able to be there last night. You are a wonderful lady and certainly deserved the honor.

Sharon Napshin | Reply 05.09.2015 10.25

Leona, You always need to be careful of what you write in your blog, because you never know when someone will quote it, in your honor, on the Bimah.

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