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Waking Up With A Purpose

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19.10.2020

Leah, a former client who has been grumbling for months about her daughters not paying enough attention to her, “especially now that I am stuck at home and need them more than ever”, felt so snubbed by them that she was actually contemplating excluding one of them from her will.

A few days ago she called to happily inform me that she had started knitting octopi dolls for preterm infants in hospitals as part of a national volunteer project that was beginning to gain momentum here in Israel.*

Leah told me, “I convinced all my friends to participate as well and we are all knitting. You do not understand how much fun it is to get up in the morning with a purpose”.

“The idea that my knitting can help a preemie develop makes me feel so happy, especially now when I do not have much to do and I cannot go anywhere”.

Leah found a new meaning and direction in her life. She stopped complaining about her daughters’ lack of interest in her life.

The octopus for a preemie project started in Denmark and has........

© The Times of Israel (Blogs)


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