Tag Archives: Haftarah

The Awl and the Door

Seems like almost all my posts lately have been about mortality. Here’s a little break. Parshah Re’eh (Deuteronomy 12-16) is packed with structures and laws put in place to protect us from each other and to guide us into a … Continue reading

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I Shall Trust and Not Fear

I was waylaid by liturgy today. There I was, traipsing along feeling free on the high road, unencumbered by the ancient words I read, translating them into my life today, taking liberties with the meaning to support what I have … Continue reading

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As You Were: Haftarah for Parashat Korach Meets George MacDonald

In case you haven’t read my previous blogs, George MacDonald (1824–1905) is my favorite author, poet, and spiritual teacher. More often than I can say, the Torah portion the whole Jewish world is reading each week matches up in some … Continue reading

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