Posts from the ‘Gratitude’ category

Giving thanks for the gifts and blessings in our lives.

Vayakhel-Pekudei 5775: For the Gift of Art

In this week’s double torah portion, Vayakhel-Pekudei, the master artist, craftsman and builder Bezalel is identified as the one who direct the creation of the tabernacle,…

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On Starting a New Job

Here’s a prayer of thanks for beginning a new job. It is one of several prayers about employment and unemployment, including: “Upon Losing Employment,” “Upon Gaining…

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Beshalach 5775: Miriam’s Word

Imagine what happens the moment after Miriam and the women finish their dance. Elated and exhausted from celebration, her people having crossed the sea into safety…

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Meditation on the Eve of a New Year

A new meditation — written this morning — as the year 5774 comes to an end. May 5775 bring hope, blessing and peace. Instructions for using…

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Gates

Standing before the gates of heaven in prayer – yearning for them to stay open long enough for true repentance to be heard – is a…

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One Gift

Each moment brings a new gift, the gift of now. Now is the source of all gifts. G-d is the Source of now. Here are three…

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Sacred Cargo

This new meditation is a reminder, a reminder that G-d gave us each gifts that are amazing beyond imagination: our souls, our bodies and our ability…

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Fresh Delights

This is a short meditation about the simple beauty that surrounds us day-by-day. It ends with a reminder that the wonder and the majesty that fills…

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For the Gift of Music, In Memory of Lou Reed

My prayer “For the Gift of Music,” reposted today in memory of Lou Reed. Here’s a favorite: “A Walk on the Wild Side.” This prayer from my series on…

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Receiving Blessings

This prayer is about opening my heart to receive blessings. Why? For me, it is easier to bless than to accept the blessings of others. Even…

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