Posts tagged ‘bless’

Falling in Love with Prayer

What is prayer? Perhaps an invitation to holiness and healing, bending the light from heaven toward tikkun olam. Have you ever fallen in love with a…

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Ha’azinu 5777: We Are Music

In this week’s parasha Ha’azinu (Deuteronomy 22), Moses sings a majestic farewell song, beginning by calling on the heavens to hear. The Haftarah (II Samuel 22:1-51)…

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Being a Blessing

What does it mean to be a blessing in the lives of the people around you? It means nothing less than listening – listening with your…

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Quick Prayers

“Quick Prayers” provide handy, fast, easy-to-recite prayers for specific circumstances. Here’s an annotated list of my “Quick Prayers.” Click on the title to read the full prayer. They…

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Breathe

This prayer is a simple reminder to breathe and the gifts that coming from simply being. It includes a space to include a name, yours or…

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Emor: Your Name: Quick Meditation at Dusk

In Parashat Emor, in one amazing line, we are given twin injunctions: one against profaning G-d’s name (chillul hashem) and the other to sanctity G-d’s name…

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The Gifts of Our Lives

This new prayer of gratitude includes an alphabetical acrostic. Acrostics were a mainstay of Jewish liturgical poems, known as piyutim. This piece combines the acrostic with a four-part…

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Soul Shine

This new meditation is about allowing our souls to fill our hearts, to fill our minds and to fill our bodies with the radiance of heaven,…

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Mikeitz 5775: For Our Brothers

This is a prayer for our brothers. In this week’s Torah reading Mikeitz, Joseph begins the process of testing his brothers to see if they have changed.…

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Sephardi Quarter Note

This prayer/poem is about the beauty of Sephardic song. The inspiration came during a class taught by Galeet Darsahsti at OSRUI‘s Shabbat Shira, an annual weekend of…

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