Category: Hard Times

Three Practices of Gratitude
By Alden Solovy
January 25, 2021
Cultivating gratitude for the good which is not yet
Meryl’s Menorah Method: Writing by Candlelight
By Meryl Branch-McTiernan
December 16, 2020
On the fourth day of
Wheelchair Ritual for Last Steps
By Ilana Schatz
September 3, 2020
Although I cannot walk with my legs, I can still move forward.
A Conversation With One in Mourning
By Rabbi Vivie Mayer
June 10, 2020
Learning to invite all our inner voices to the stage
A Plague of Darkness
By Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
March 31, 2020
There is a plague of darkness that has fallen not only on our land but upon the world
Communal Acts of Private Intimacy: A Review of Trisha Arlin’s Place Yourself
By Alden Solovy
August 5, 2019
Prayer can give strength to activists. Prayer can remind us of our best selves, helping to galvanize action.
Journeying through the Siddur: A Review of Alden Solovy's This Joyous Soul
By Trisha Arlin
March 31, 2019
The Amidah section in my copy of This Joyous Soul is a sea of dog ears
Communal Acts of Private Intimacy: A Review of Trisha Arlin’s Place Yourself
By Alden Solovy
January 7, 2019
Like the liturgists of old, Arlin’s work troubles us where we are too comfortable and comforts us when we are troubled
Burning Away the Darkness: A Winter Solstice Ritual
By Kimi Hardesty
January 2, 2019
Winter Solstice seemed like the perfect time... a time to move from darkness to light.

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