I’ll use this page for thoughts about Spirit, the world, and other stuff. These thoughts may often be motivated by the weekly Torah (5 books of Moses) reading referred to in Hebrew as the parshah. In Jewish tradition a portion of Torah is read each week, so that the entire Torah is read over the year, and Jewish communities throughout the world are reading the same parts of the Bible each week. If you like what you read here, please subscribe to my new blog posts at the bottom of this page.
Can we dream this dream? Can we live this dream? Sometimes we have to leave what we, and others, thought we were to receive this dream. We have to leave the comfortable confines of our own self-image. Maybe we have to go into the, surprising, darkness.
My story is barely told in our legends. Generations to come will refer to me just as the one who was spared on Mt. Moriah. Is that my legacy? My father was the one who first heard G!d and who was given the blessing of the covenant. My son got a new name (or two)! And I’m just the one who didn’t die? WTF? Well I’m here to set the record straight.
This world, this country is in desperate need of a new paradigm of listening. What can we learn from our patriarch Abraham in this Torah portion? This week’s Torah portion is both extremely rich and, dare I say it, a little meandering. We immediately here of the death of our matriarch Sarah...