Posts from the ‘Men’ category

The spiritual lives of men.

Vayeira: Fire Within

Bound to an alter, saved at the last minute, neither blade nor sacrificial fire touched Isaac. Not physically, but he comes off the alter a different…

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Vayishlach 5773: The Descent

“And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day.” – Genesis 32:25 Sooner or later every man…

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Powerful Men

Here’s another prayer in my series for men. It’s a brief call to action — inspired by the men of ManKind Project around the world —…

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Fire Within

The collective Jewish response to grief is joy, to attempt to live in joy no matter what. Not always an easy path, but it leads to…

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My Courage

Men, here’s an amazing truth. You have a deep well of courage, power and majesty inside of you. The challenge: tapping that power in ways that heal…

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Becoming

This meditation is meant to be used in private contemplation as a simple reminder that it takes work to become the men of love and action G-d…

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This Mirror

It takes courage to see me to see myself as I really am, with my strengths and my weaknesses. This prayer is a reminder – to…

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I am a King: A Meditation for Men

In every man there is a king, a beautiful, wise and powerful man who sees, heals and blesses. Sadly, sometimes we become tyrants, and sometimes we abdicate our…

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This Man

In my observation and judgment, many men have a common experience of not feeling good enough or worthy enough for the blessings we receive. I, too,…

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The Mountain of My Heart

This is another in my series of prayers for men. The title comes from a memoir of my 15-day journey on Mount Rainier, the same trip that yielded the…

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