Posts from the ‘Gratitude’ category

Giving thanks for the gifts and blessings in our lives.

Meditation on the Eve of a New Year

A new meditation — written this morning — as the year 5774 comes to an end. May 5775 bring hope, blessing and peace. Instructions for using…

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Gates

Standing before the gates of heaven in prayer – yearning for them to stay open long enough for true repentance to be heard – is a…

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One Gift

Each moment brings a new gift, the gift of now. Now is the source of all gifts. G-d is the Source of now. Here are three…

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Sacred Cargo

This new meditation is a reminder, a reminder that G-d gave us each gifts that are amazing beyond imagination: our souls, our bodies and our ability…

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Fresh Delights

This is a short meditation about the simple beauty that surrounds us day-by-day. It ends with a reminder that the wonder and the majesty that fills…

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For the Gift of Music, In Memory of Lou Reed

My prayer “For the Gift of Music,” reposted today in memory of Lou Reed. Here’s a favorite: “A Walk on the Wild Side.” This prayer from my series on…

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Receiving Blessings

This prayer is about opening my heart to receive blessings. Why? For me, it is easier to bless than to accept the blessings of others. Even…

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Rules for Being Me in Jerusalem

This is a private meditation. That is, I don’t expect that it speaks fully to or for anyone but me. I wrote it several months ago, but it didn’t…

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Quick Prayer of Joy

Joy. Wow. What a gift. This is a prayer of gratitude for joy, including a reminder to live joy as a daily spiritual practice. It’s another in my…

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Prayer of Gratitude

This is another in my series of meditations for use when prayer time is brief, like waiting in line at the grocery story or when your in a car stopped…

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