#BlogElul 5: Know

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I know what I don’t know

How to sew (a shirt)

How to draw (a picture)

How to play (the banjo).

I know what I know

How to sow (my wild oats)

How to draw (conclusions)

How to play (fair).

I know enough

To be dangerous

To write a poem

To love.

I know for myself

God in nature

God in community

God in me.

I know.


 I’ve decided to participate for the first time in #blogElul, which I have followed for a few years. I’ve never had the courage to get my feet wet – this year, I’m jumping into the deep end of the pool! Check out some of the amazing  themed posts geared around the work and joy of Elul – of introspection and reflection in the days leading to the High Holy Days (Organized by Ima Bima.) You can read last year’s and this year’s #blogElul posts via the Elul tag.

About armsakimbobook

I'm a mother, a lawyer, a feminist, a writer, a potter, and an inveterate and unapologetic New Yorker. My book, Arms Akimbo: A Journey of Healing, tells of my journey of healing over a number of years, learning to live a full life after I was molested by my father at a very young age. I live in Medford, MA, part time with my 11 year-old daughter and full time with our dog, Toast, and our cats, Samson and Hercules.
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