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Restraint

Why Keep Kosher? Parshat Re'eh

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 09.29.2013 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

In this week's Torah portion of Re'eh (Deuteronomy, Chapter 14), Moses recounts the laws of Kashrut (laws of keeping kosher). This begs the question: "Why keep kosher?" To learn the answer -- watch the video!

HuffPost Jummah: Freedom and Fasting

Imam Sohaib Sultan | Posted 09.03.2013 | Religion
Imam Sohaib Sultan

The attainment of inner freedom requires struggle over the course of a lifetime. It requires a spiritual practice that disciplines the ego and moves the soul toward higher purposes. And this is where the spiritual discipline of fasting is related, intimately, to freedom.

7 Ways I Will Show Restraint In 2013

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.06.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

The ability to show restraint is a virtue and I'm trying hard to practice it more often. It's my new anti-stress mantra: Don't get mad and don't get even. Just let it go.

Lent, Sacrifice and Fitness

Penny Love | Posted 06.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

I challenge you all to use this final phase of Lent to consider giving up one of your addictions, even if it's just for a few days. Four is the magic number for success with any new fitness regime. Day four is breakthrough day.