Monthly Archives: November 2014

Dealing with the endless wound, the unanswerable prayer

My mentor, friend, and rabbi, Rabbi Rachel Berenblat, writes under the nom de blog The Velveteen Rabbi. She has just written a reflection on what we may ask of our common Maker. What does it mean to ask God to heal us or a loved … Continue reading

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When You’re REALLY Sick

I’ve been sick for a week and a half. Physically sick. A really nasty cold. It’s tailing off now, but I still have the damn thing. Colds are too often underestimated as a cause of misery. You know the old … Continue reading

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