Posts tagged ‘life’

For Surfside: Signs of Life and Death

This is a tough one to write, and perhaps read, but necessary. We in Israel know all-too-well that having confirmation of a death — and some…

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A Prayer for Dad

Here’s a prayer for Father’s Day, celebrating Dad’s passion for family and his role as a source of wisdom, inspiration and love. Ritualwell is honoring fathers…

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One-by-One: A Prayer as the COVID Death Toll Mounts

The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 is approaching 100,000, as the world-wide death toll surpasses 350,000. This prayer was written at the request of the Central…

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Recipe for a Life, Redux

I made sweet and sour meatballs today for the first time. And chicken soup. The kitchen smells lovely, like our family Seders of long ago. Underneath,…

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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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The Blessing of Faces: A Zoom Prayer

This prayer is inspired by the array of faces of men I love on a Zoom call. It is, in fact, a poetic version of the…

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Sheltering in Place

In this strange and uncertain new era of COVID-19, here’s a prayer of gratitude and hope for our time sheltering in place. May we all know…

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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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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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