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100% Summer By Rivki D. Rosenwald Esq., MFT, CLC
don’t get involved with the global warming controversy. Who really knows enough about that and
where it’s heading? I’m more like: what’s it like outside today! So I want to talk about this sum-
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mer’s heart. All of a sudden, going down to eighty degrees and it’s a cool breeze. In fact, it’s great walking weather by comparison to other steamy days we have. It went like this: if your clothing refrained from gluing itself to you permanently in the heat and humidity, then you felt as if you encountered a cold wave. More and more we are hearing of people living well into their hundreds. But who knew it would rub off on the weather? Sure, it’s no big deal if you’re sit-
fact, that happened in New York City this summer. The electricity went down. And the temp went up and up and up. No fun there! Just steamy temperatures. Is there a message in all of this? Well, we know 100% is always the best. So, if G-d is giving us 100 degrees, let’s look at it as a 100% summer. 100% of a season in which we can swim, go on the swings, schmooze, and sit on the beach. 100% of no scarves or gloves in sight. 100% of zero chance of a snowstorm. 100% of suntans and sunscreen. 100% of no
I’m not saying it’s beautiful – it’s just hard to breathe!
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ting in an air-conditioned location… but how do you get from the house to the car, the car to the store, the train to the office – you get my drift – without encountering the “breathtaking” heat! And I’m not saying it’s beautiful – it’s just hard to breathe! And what if the AC goes on the fritz? You’re suddenly in a steam room with no ice shower in sight! In
homework or SAT prep. Let’s embrace it as a gift. And warm up to the idea that G-d’s giving us the best there is so we should know we are loved. And enjoy every day. Rivki Rosenwald is a certified relationship counselor, and career and life coach. She can be contacted at 917-705-2004 or email@example.com.
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