“The Earth God Has Given” – Blessings as Mindfulness and Gratitude

The practice of saying blessings is very ancient in Judaism. In this Talmudic text, the sage Rabbi Levi gives a beautiful explanation and meaning for the practice: Rabbi Levi raised a contradiction between two texts in the Psalms: On the one hand, it is written: “The earth and all it contains belongs to the Eternal”Continue reading ““The Earth God Has Given” – Blessings as Mindfulness and Gratitude”

10 Awesome Texts for the 10 Days of Awe – Day 10

NOTE: Each day from Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur I will be posting an inspiring Jewish text along with a few questions for reflection. Feel free to answer and discuss here, or to use these questions for your own reflection/journaling. These texts are also being posted on my Facebook page TEXT 10 – Untaneh Tokef Prayer (FromContinue reading “10 Awesome Texts for the 10 Days of Awe – Day 10”

10 Awesome Texts for the 10 Days of Awe – Day 9

NOTE: Each day from Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur I will be posting an inspiring Jewish text along with a few questions for reflection. Feel free to answer and discuss here, or to use these questions for your own reflection/journaling. These texts are also being posted on my Facebook page TEXT 9 – Talmud, Pirke Avot 4:1Continue reading “10 Awesome Texts for the 10 Days of Awe – Day 9”

10 Awesome Texts for the 10 Days of Awe – Day 8

NOTE: Each day from Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur I will be posting an inspiring Jewish text along with a few questions for reflection. Feel free to answer and discuss here, or to use these questions for your own reflection/journaling. These texts are also being posted on my Facebook page TEXT 8 – Talmud, Berachot 61b RabbiContinue reading “10 Awesome Texts for the 10 Days of Awe – Day 8”

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