Words Give Life
“Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.” – Psalms 119:105
B”HMarch 24, 2020erev 12 Nissan 5781 “Drink waters out of thine own cistern, and running waters out of thine own well.” – Proverbs 5:15, JPS 1917 Tanach The fountains of my youth were not the same as my ancestors; nor, did I approach the sanctuary of prayer in the same manner of reverence. Rather, timeContinue reading “My Heritage”
Perhaps, the most important aspect of becoming a bas or bar mitzvah, upon reaching the ages of 12 and 13, respectively, is the integral meaning of this life transformation. Indeed, many other aspects of this tradition seem to be upheld as significant, except for the single most important one: the responsibilities that are now incumbentContinue reading “Commitment”
Who I am today, could never have been imagined, in the mind of the person that I was twenty years ago. Nor, could I have known of the various changes in my life, that would bring me to my current identity, belief, and worldview. There is a Yiddish saying, Man makes plans, and G-d laughs.Continue reading “Renewal of Identity”
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