Category Archives: Blessing

Being the Grass

It’s been dew, dew, dew, yet I’ve hardly given its “influence” a thought. Continue reading

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Awaiting Hurricane Sandy with a Hebrew Sentence

A blessing for Hurricane Sandy. Continue reading

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Elul 1: Break a Damaging Pattern

Day #2 of the journey. Well, the sun has set on Elul the first — and the clock says it’s past midnight and therefore Monday — so here’s a short one.  In the coming year I’ll try to catch myself … Continue reading

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Hebrew words for “Earth”

הארץ = earth = “the land” יום הארץ = Earth Day אדמה = soil עולם = world, universe; hidden realm כדור הארץ = “ball of earth” = globe

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