Milestone Birthdays

Birthday cake and presents are fun, but ritual adds meaning and depth to milestone birthday celebrations as we express gratitude and blessings for another year lived.

Latest Rituals

“We all have a name / given by the mountains we climb”
person standing on mountain in front of sea of clouds and sunshine

“Whatever makes you weep / may it open your eyes”

Alchemy of Blessing

Source sheet pairing verses from Eicha with voices of immigrant parents separated from their children

Third Age Ritual
Elders’ Prayer
A poem acknowledging we each have divine gifts.
For Sharing Divine Gifts

“I would like to bless us … To go naturally, and simply, and glowing on the face of the earth”

A Birthday Poem of Gratitude

An article about the meaning of birthdays in Jewish tradition and how to make birthdays more meaningful, Jewishly

Birthdays, Jewishly

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