September as a time for reflection

For Jewish people, the month of September heralds the coming of Rosh Hashanah, the new year, and a time to reflect on the past year.

Even for non-Jews, September does seem to hold an unusually large share of anniversaries, on both a personal and world level. Everything from the September 11 attacks in 2001 and 2012, the high number of birthdays in September (children being conceived in the dark of January winter), weddings, deaths. As summer retreats and fall takes over, September holds the time to remember all these things.

A shofar made from a ram's horn is traditional...

Web services have popped up to help you in this process, prompting you to reflect on the past year, and providing you with access to your replies at a later stage. 10q is one of them, well worth checking out.



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