Tag Archives: BlogElul

#blogElul 2017 – Day 18: Ask

Praying is asking humbly for help. Preface with please always follow with gratitude. Please God watch over my child. Please God help me breathe. Please God free me from rage. Please God lift hatred and fear. Please God let me … Continue reading

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#blogElul 2017 – Day 17: Awaken

Last night I was too tired to contemplate  consciousness no energy even for a short spate of curiosity a brief burst of energy required for cogitation though I have dreamt of waking with clarity able to articulate avenues of action … Continue reading

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#blogElul 2017 – Day 16: Pray

                  I thank you, God, for all these things: For my baby; my brilliant, beautiful baby from whom Your light emanates. Thank you for Your gentle ruach that created her miraculous entry … Continue reading

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#blogElul 2017 – Day 15: Intend

                  I intended to write a contemplative piece tonight Instead I am spent – physically and emotionally After two days of a journey to visit my elders Three beloved women, all in … Continue reading

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#blogElul 2017 – Day 14: Learn

                    Learning is my passion As it was for my mother before me As it is for my daughter after me. Matters intellectual fascinate me Science, though unfathomable, sparks my brain … Continue reading

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#blogElul 2017 – Day 13: Remember*

Humility/Anavah* Don’t think too much of myself Don’t think too little of myself. Patience/Savlanut* Patience truly is a virtue I need it. Gratitude/Hakarat Ha’tov* I am grateful for God I am grateful to God. Compassion/Rachamim* Compassion is instinctual Not toward … Continue reading

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#blogElul 2017 – Day 12: Count

Too many times My child couldn’t count on me To hold my temper To count to ten. Too many times My spouse couldn’t count on me To not snap To take a breath. Too many times Drivers who got in … Continue reading

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