I had thought myself a seasoned parent, but the girl launched me on an entirely new learning curve.
Archives for August 2018
Sunday wakes up stretching arms and yawning.
And that was when I conceived of this war.
Teshuvah is listed as one of seven things created before the universe because without it the universe could not endure.
“I can be objective,” Joe declared, standing up straight.
I must stand for life, even if it means others must be condemned to death.
I was deeply shaken by this experience of moving around the sanctuary in front of the deceased lying up there on the altar in his casket. I felt that over there on the altar was a very real presence waiting for the events of the day to unfold.
As Sholom HaMelech said, “Whatever you are capable of doing with your own strength do it.” Or as Nike says, “Just do it.”
We need to return to the Jewish definition of progress as “whatever advances the redemption of humankind and the world.”
When the nurses put my new baby in my arms, I just thought – ‘what a miracle