This House

This House

For my Grandma, 1915-2013. I love you. This House This is the house into which I was born. I took my first breath. I opened my eyes to the light. I learned to know my mother and my father and my Creator within this house This is the house where I discovered living. I...
Christmas and Newtown, CT

Christmas and Newtown, CT

I’ve been mulling over the old song “I heard the Bells on Christmas Day.” For some time I’ve thought that the most poignant words were “For hate is strong and mocks the song of peace on earth, good will towards men.” Poignant because it is so...
Seperations

Seperations

Several years ago I heard the most amazing of news – there was, within my own body and self, another person just beginning to be created. For months I carried this reality around with me like a fragile cup of wonder – I was no long merely myself. I was...
Forbidden and Forgiveness

Forbidden and Forgiveness

Would you believe it? After a very long season of dormancy I am starting up my again. This time around I’m diving into Judaism, and I’m very eager to do so. Studying Judaism is a bit complicated for me. My own faith, and my own life, is entirely based upon...