Sanctifying Intimate Relationships

Intimate relationships bring two people together in a unique emotional and physical connection. This is something to celebrate, whether through the public festivity of a wedding, or in the private reflection of immersion in the mikveh. Sanctifying our intimate relationships elevates these unions and gives them a context of meaning and joy.

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“I wanted a way of acknowledging and bringing my own queerness into the wedding ceremony”
Blessing of Gratitude for Queer Ancestors & Community

“So dear this daughter / As she prepares to immerse”

With My Daughter at the Mikveh

“May you join together in songs of praise, songs of joy and songs of sorrow.”

Sheva Berakhot Interpretive Translations

“I close my eyes like a newborn as I immerse”

Prayer at Mikveh

“becoming a parent is a significant lifecycle event and merits its own ritual”

Brit Horim: A New Parent Ketubah

“Here, in hearth of heart, / All is made whole.”

Shir Hashirim: The Song of Songs

“Let your whole range of emotions surround you and wash over you like the water”

Pandemic Anniversary Mikveh Guided Visualization

Non-Theistic Jewish Wedding Blessings

Brit Ahavah – Covenant of Love: Non-Theistic Jewish Wedding Blessings

“Draped open, the Torah frames, / Our bedposts / Their cyclical story revealing / A midrash made flesh.”

Succor

“Draw from me, and I from you. / Let us mingle a new moon.” 

Holy Consummation

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