Patricia Raskin
37 results total, viewing 11 - 20
What I remember most about Hanukkah when I was a child is lighting the candles each night and how excited I was to see the flames flicker in the beautiful menorah. I also loved the potato latkes … more
There’s an old saying that goes, “Be careful what you ask for, because you might get it.”  We all have goals and dreams, and some of us spend a good … more
Like so many of us, I am an early baby boomer. At this stage in our lives, most of us have achieved a great deal and have reached many milestones. Many of us are parents and grandparents, and we … more
I recently met with Jenna Pepperman, my former college intern and a communications major from the University of Rhode Island. As I was telling her about the theme for this column, she … more
Last year, I heard Alan Veingrad speak at the Providence Kollel. For seven seasons, Veingrad played for the Green Bay Packers and the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League. He won a Super … more
When I think of home, I think of “being home,” and that can be in my physical space or just with people and places that bring me that same comfort. I think this sense of “being … more
In the article “ABC’s of Rosh Hashanah,” found on Aish.com, Rabbi Shraga Simmons writes, “A key component of Rosh Hashanah preparation is to ask forgiveness from anyone we may … more
During this time of transition from summer to fall, when we are completing those things on our to-do lists after summer breaks and vacations, I want to address timing on a deeper … more
I am a student of words. Words are critical in my work and I use them carefully. Words have great impact, and I have experienced words that “burn in my brain” long after they have … more
We all know that stress is part of our lives and, if not controlled, it can wreak havoc on our body, spirit and mind. It’s easier to manage stress when we are healthy. Several … more
« Prev | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 Next »