Posts tagged ‘Shabbat blessing’

Queen and King

On Friday evening we yearn for the arrival of the Sabbath Queen, recalling the mystics of Safed who walked into the fields singing to greet her.…

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Shabbat is the Place

This meditation is inspired by life in Jerusalem. Many of my Shabbat meditations have been inspired by my home, including: “Shabbat Settles on Jerusalem” and “Shabbat…

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Blessing Myself for Shabbat

This is a new take on an old custom: blessing our children on Shabbat. In this prayer, we take a moment to bless ourselves, an act…

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Shabbat Settles on Jerusalem

Here’s a short meditation on Shabbat in Jerusalem. I wrote this at a poetry workshop at Limmud UK. Here are links to more of my Shabbat…

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Come, Beloved

A new meditation on the love of Shabbat, inspired by the theme of Lecha Dodi, the words of Yedid Nefesh and the imagery of the Song of Songs. I wrote it…

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Shabbat as a Meditation

This meditation moves through the themes of Shabbat, reinforcing the rhythm of the day, the internal music of Shabbat. It takes us from candle lighting and…

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Shabbat Blessing for Children Who Have Left Home

One of my great joys of parenthood is putting my hands on my daughters’ heads and blessing them. As they went off to college and to…

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