Posts tagged ‘health’

Family Caregivers

This is a prayer to be said on behalf of those family members and friends who have taken on the task of daily caregiving of another…

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For an Alcoholic or Addict

A prayer to be said those suffering from alcoholism, addiction, or both. Optional language is in [brackets], with choices separated by a slash (“/”). This prayer…

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A Jewish Cleric’s Meditation for Self-Care

In what now seems like a premonition, Fall 2019 edition of The Reform Jewish Quarterly was dedicated to spiritual and mental wellness, including self-care in times…

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Ministers of Earthly Blessings

Angels are first mentioned in the Talmud in Masechet Brachot 4b. Quoting a Tosefta, we learn the number of flights an angel needs to get from…

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Healing from Coronavirus: Hebrew and English

Here’s a Hebrew version of my prayer “Healing from Coronavirus,” with a revised English version so that the two match. Alex Griffel, a student at the…

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On the Front Lines of the Pandemic

A prayer for those on the front lines of the pandemic. It begins with the medical professionals putting themselves in harm’s way. The second stanza broadens…

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Pervasive Peace

In these difficult times, this one line captures my simplest yet deepest prayer for us all. With so much healing needed, our prayers must rattle the…

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Traveler’s Prayer in a Time of Pandemic

This is a new prayer for safe travel, incorporating the perils of modern life with classic language of t’filat haderech, the traveler’s prayer. It’s my third…

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Healing from Coronavirus

Here’s a prayer for those who’ve contracted or have been exposed to the coronavirus, including those who might contract the disease in the future. See also:…

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Coronavirus: A Prayer for Medical Scientists

This is a prayer is for the wisdom and skills of medical scientists, researchers and public health officials around the world fighting the novel coronavirus. See…

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