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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