Reading ‘Opening Your He...

Jul 23, 2020 by

Read the same psalm every day for fifty days?The same one we read last year? Using the same book and the same practice?Yes. Yes....

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Elul and the Red Planet

Aug 30, 2018 by

This July Mars was closer than it’s been to Earth in fifteen years.  With giddiness and wonder many of us took a glance at the night...

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Searching for Possibility and ...

Aug 21, 2018 by

A smile can make a huge difference. That is what two of my congregants and I discovered when we came to McAllen, Texas to volunteer...

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Walking the Elul Journey: My T...

Sep 20, 2017 by

As I walk this journey this month of Elul, my t’shuvah trail focuses on relationship: I remember the rabbinic thoughts of the...

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Everything Is Waiting For You

Sep 15, 2017 by

I watch the moon closely during the month of Elul.  Two weeks of expansion and then the moon contracts.  Such is the moon’s pattern...

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Where I Find Prayer, Where Pra...

Sep 5, 2014 by

I am an exercise-aholic. I count on exercising like others count on caffeine. I exercise for all of the requisite health benefits,...

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The Files of Our Lives: An Rab...

Sep 12, 2013 by

Since my retirement three months ago, I’ve spent a large chunk of time in an industrial-strength cleaning frenzy, culling files...

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