Jewish Prayers From the Heart and Pen of Alden Solovy

Sacred Silly

This playful and unexpected prayer/poem makes fun of my own seriousness about writing prayers and liturgy. And I need a break from the intensity of affairs…

Before Moving

This simple prayer is for a common milestone: moving. Whether it’s across town or across continents – and I’ve done both, several times in the past…

Hiding My Face

This meditation is inspired by the hope and joy found in the Ashrei. It’s a beloved prayer based on Psalm 145, other verses of Psalms added at its…

Remember My Heart

This new contribution for Yom HaZikaron, imagines a prayer that might be said by the soldiers and terror victims who’ve lost their lives for the State…

Prayer of Joy

This is a prayer of gratitude for joy, with a reminder to live joy as a daily spiritual practice. It’s a meditation for daily use when time…