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“Breathe. I command myself to focus on the words Shema Yisrael…”
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An Elul 5783 teaching by Rabbi Janet Madden
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“Shabbat holds / Herself open. / All we need do / Is breathe, / And receive Her.”
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“May our breaths continue / And our health and the health of all / Be preserved / In this time of haze, fire and climate disaster.”
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“May memory be a protective seawall / to re-call me: / it’s all about the breath.”
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Envision your breath as a stream of clear light flowing from you into the shofar

Breath of Light: A Meditation on Blowing of the Shofar

“Each moment a result of God’s compassion”

Held in the Hold

“May we honor the earth that has received the remnants of that which has been destroyed”

Four Worlds Ritual for Tisha B’Av: Remembering, Mourning, and Renewal

In memory of George Floyd and thousands more since 1619

Who Can’t Breathe? Three Outcries and a Prayer
“Bring us our vaccine in time / On holy time”
Intention for Waiting for Vaccine

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