Posts from the ‘Family’ category

Life cycle events, love and family healing.

On the Birth of Grandchildren

When my daughter Dana saw me typing this prayer into the computer she said: “Don’t get any ideas.” I hope to have grandchildren someday, but not…

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For the Family Historian

This is a prayer for the one who holds the flame of family history. I wrote it in honor of our family historian, Irwin Keller. Irwin…

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For Our Brothers

This is a prayer to honor our brothers. It’s part of a series of prayers about rejoicing in family relationships, including: “For Our Sisters,” “For the Patriarch,”…

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For Our Sisters

This prayer celebrates our sisters. I have two, Mara and Blair. I love them with all my heart. This prayer is part of a series rejoicing…

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My Child Leaves Home

I spent the winter of 2011 helping my daughter Dana prepare for and move to L.A. where she’s building her life. Seeing this unfold is the same blessing I received helping my…

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On the Birth of a Child

Here’s a prayer to be said “On the Birth of a Child.” A quick note about the format. Word choices are identified with a slash (“/”).…

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For the Patriarch

This prayer celebrates Dad. It’s part of a series of prayers for family including: “For the Matriarch,” “For Our Brothers,” “For Our Sisters” and “For the Family…

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For the Matriarch

This is part of a series of prayers celebrating family. Each begins with a psalm-like introduction and end with a blessing. The photo is one of my…

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