Tag Archives: Shabbat

Blessings – Day 5

Shabbat Shalom. Inspiring services tonight, which always awaken creativity in me. Day 5/Verse 5 of acrostic prayer poem*:   Thank you God for the blessing of emptiness, for exorcising excess to embolden energy.   VAST EMPTINESS, 1998, Kathryn Szoka Each … Continue reading

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The Last Mile – Day 13

Today is about stepping back. It is about letting my mom go. It is about my mom stepping forward. It is about trust. And faith. When I awoke from a short nap on my mom’s couch, I heard the “death … Continue reading

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Hope Is Not a Four Letter Word

As you may be able to tell by now, I’m not always in despair; not a permanent resident of the dark side. Being able to move from darkness to light is what gives me hope, and keeps me going even … Continue reading

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