After a moment of joy and relief at the guilty verdicts in the murder of George Floyd, my overwhelming emotion is sorrow in my heart for a daughter without her father and a brother without his brother. This is a prayer for justice and healing. My anger and indignation were already expressed in “Strangled by Police: Psalm of Protest 17” which is added here to create a two-prayer liturgy. Both pieces refer to Amos 5:24, envisioning a time when justice will flow as water.
This is a prayer in response to the rioting and attacks on the U.S. Capitol, an attack on the great history of the peaceful transition power in the United States of America.
Source of All Life Daily Your Jewish Children Praise You and Your Mighty Deeds We call you: Matir Asurim The One who Releases the Imprisoned Someich Noflim The One Who Lifts up the Fallen Rofei Ha-Cholim The One Who Heals the Sick We trust You keep faith with those who
This poem offers perspective and hope to help us manage the sense of disappointment, frustration, and loss that we face when our much-anticipated in-person gatherings turn virtual.
As the New Year approaches, let it be our job to feed our clergy with love and care. Let it be our sacred calling to lift them up as they lift us.
Recognize the veterans who served, whether decades ago or only yesterday.
Unless you know what it is to look at black & white proof at lambs led to slaughter at herds of the lost