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Grethel R.

"Tikkun Olam"

Zirconia, NC, USA
female, age 46
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Speaks: english
Joined Dec 15, 2006

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Joined Dec 15, 2006 Activist Aspirations Casual 
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Birthday Dec 28, 1972  
Languages english  
About Me Freethinker,
Simple country-gal, and
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Pets Cockatiel named Eli  
Activist Aspirations Casual
Political Leaning Depends
Religions Jewish  
Eating Habits Tofu and soy, Very little red meat, Chicken, fish, veggies, Kosher as much as possible, Coffee - Now!, Chocolate - Lots of it  
Wild Fact About Me
My Philosophy L'Chaim!!!
What Gives Me Hope
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
What/who changed my life and why Currently the people that have touched my life the most has been my Rabbi and my shul mates by just being who and what they are. You see, heroes are ordinary people who do extra-ordinary things. I can't narrow down who has shaped and changed my life the most because of the fact that all of our lives are touched and changed by a whole panorama of ordinary folks--like you and me as well as those whose names we hear the most.
What Bugs Me The rat race, Those who hurt others weaker than them, pushy people, indifference, ignorance, intolerance, hypocrisy, Drunk Drivers, cruelty, bullying, arrogance, Any one that would hurt an animal, abusive people  
Passions making a difference, LIFE!!!, spirituality, Judaism  
Inspirations peacemakers, music, healers, good people, some of my teachers  
What Scares Me water and heights, anti-semitism, War - Cruelty - Greed - Indifference, moral direction of our society, Ignorance and evil, religious fanatics, Religious Extremism  
Role Models Martin Luther King Jr., Rabbi Martin Seigal, Henry David Thoreau, Albert Einstein, Lillian Wald  
Quotation Stand before the people you fear and speak your mind -- even if your voice shakes. ~ Maggie Kuhn

Humility like darkness reveals the heavenly lights. ~Henry David Thoreau
Interests Synagogue ritual and life, Interfaith Effort, Progressive Judaism, Chasidism/Kabbalah, volunteerism, Prayer/Meditation, reading, music, movies, internet, libraries, history  
Books Jewish subjects, Torah and Tanach, The Jerusalem Post, The Forward, Harold Kushner, Chicken Soup for the Soul, Robert Fulgum, Henry David Thoreau, Almost anything worth reading, poetry, psychology, Self improvement, spirituality, sci-fi  
Music Just about anything  
Movies When Do We Eat?, History of the World Part 1, Young Frankenstein, Mrs. Doubtfire, Dogma, Fame, Finding Forrester, Stand and Deliver, Lord of the Rings, Grease, Next of Kin, The Crow, Ghostbusters, Fried Green Tomatoes, Star Wars, Uspizin, Joe vs. the Volcano, Something th  
TV Shows no more than 3 hours at the most, Bones, Charmed, House, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Start Trek, Jeopardy!, Sue Thomas F.B.eye, American Idol, Discovery Channel, Law and Order SVU, Law and Order  
Favorite Foods Coffee, Chocolate, Kosher meat, Nothing I think is weird, Various  
Favorite Places libraries and museums everywhere, Bookstores, coffee shops, the country-side and places like that, the mountains  
Can't Live Without friendship, HaShem, coffee  
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