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Parashat Eikev (August 16, 2014)
by Bettijane Eisenpreis

NEVER PROMISE ANYTHING, whether it is an ice cream cone or a spanking, if you are not sure you can deliver it,” my father, Clinton Long, said frequently. I learned early in life not to ask him to promise me a ride in the country or a day at the beach, even if I were a very good girl. The best I could get was a “We’ll see.”

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Comments
Loved your commentary ... again!
How perfect!  Perhaps you should be a guest lecturer at  parenting
programs, Bettijane?  I wish my daughter and son-in-law had learned this
lesson. Lovely, insightful commentary -- thank you.

LizaStabler - August 11th


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