We do understand that saying words doesn’t automatically make them true. But we also understand that at certain times — such as at inaugurations — words do have power.
A conversation between Rabbi Geoffrey Mitelman and Dr. David DeSteno about how religious rituals are designed to help us find relief, connection and solace.
One way, at least, that I’ve experienced heaven in this last week or two has been to realize that there’s so much to worry about that I can’t afford to engage in that process much at all.. And so about a week ago, I just simply said “You know what? There’s way too much to worry about, therefore I’m just not going to worry.”