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Posts tagged ‘Thought for the day’

Tftd: Sacks 19/5/2017

this morning (friday 19th), 7.48-7.51am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by former chief rabbi lord sacks

“Never forget that we, so small, are blessed to be part of a universe so great.”

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Tftd: Sacks 12/5/2017

this morning (friday 12th), 7.50-7.53am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by former chief rabbi lord sacks

“… absolutely shocking and a profound indictment of our society that elderly married couples are being split and separated against their will when one or both has to move into a care home.
Togetherness is good for the body, not just the soul. The Bible puts it simply: ‘Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me’. We can face the future without fear when we know we will not face it alone.”

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Tftd: Memories of Lionel Blue

yesterday morning (tuesday 9th), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by rev dr giles fraser

Memories of Rabbi Lionel Blue

(see also http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b085bfyq#playt=17m1s http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0891fkd and http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p009mg38) (more…)

Tftd: Brawer 25/4/2017

yesterday morning (monday 25th), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by rabbi naftali brawer

The power of surprise: Whatever one’s journey consists of, I believe that surprise can be the opening through which we access new realities, and opportunities, previously unimaginable.”

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Tftd: Mirvis 6/4/2017

yesterday morning (thursday 6th), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by chief rabbi ephraim mirvis

Passover: What is freedom? … My fate is the hand of cards that I am dealt: my destiny is how I choose to play them … May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right.”

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Tftd: Mirvis 7/3/2017

this morning (tuesday 7th), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by chief rabbi ephraim mirvis

“Faith must lead to responsible living. While, of course, there will be some surprises, my faith in an Eternal, All-Powerful Being must empower me to be a responsible citizen who respects all life, an ethical person, a lover of peace and harmony and a force for good. The fact that my fate can swing in an unexpected direction does not let me off the hook.”

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Tftd: Janner-Klausner 23/2/2017

this morning (thursday 23ed), 7.50-7.53am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, by rabbi laura janner-klausner (more…)

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