Posts tagged ‘blessing’

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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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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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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Praise for Healing

This is a prayer to be said after recovery from illness. Although I’ve written several specific prayers — such as “Cancer Remission” and “Upon Recovery from…

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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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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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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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Tending Gardens

Some gardens are tended by our hands. Others are tended by G-d’s will. This is a meditation on both the willingness to act in order to…

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Vayechi 5775: On the Birth of a Child

In Vayechi, Jacob “blesses” his children. They read like praises for some and curses for others. This is consistent with the parenting skills exhibited in Genesis,…

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Vayeshev 5775: For Humility

This week’s Torah reading shows the maturing of Joseph: from a boy who tattles on his brothers, flaunting his dreams and his special coat, to a…

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