Posts from the ‘Healing’ category

Emotional and physical health and healing.

For California: The Land is Burning

A prayer to end the California wildfires, for safety, for the victims, for healing and for renewal. Also, here’s a prayer to say “For Firefighters.” The…

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These Troubled Children

Here’s a prayer for our children, youths and teens who express their pain through various forms of self-violence. Here are several related prayers: “My Child’s Self-Inflicted…

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Before Morning

In the dark and quiet night, a deep yearning sigh for a day of gentle kindness, blessings and peace. Half-awake, a yearning that arrives before morning……

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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…

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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…

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Sorrow at a Time of Joy

This meditation is for moments in which an unexpected grief arrives in a moment of joy. A family death before a bar mitzvah. A sudden illness…

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Living with Medical Uncertainty

Last week I posted a “Cancer Anniversary” prayer. I received many responses. Several readers, each facing metastatic disease, wrote asking for a different prayer, one for…

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Cancer Anniversary

This prayer is for all who are marking an anniversary of being cancer free. Having fought the battle – the one you’ve won that others lost…

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A Human Journey

Something about this human journey elevates our souls: discovering deep resilience and healing in the face of our suffering, especially when unexpected tragedy or trauma hit.…

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After a Living Organ Donor’s Surgery

I wrote this prayer today while sitting in a surgical waiting room as my friend Rivkah Moriah became a living kidney donor, literally giving a piece…

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