Menuchah and Watts
Shabbat RV

Menuchah and Watts

Every moment is precious and is the only thing we really have in this life. I’ve been enjoying my Menuchas Hanefesh studies immensely.  The mindfulness that observance brings to everyday life was a big part of what initially drew me to Judaism and this study only digs deeper into that idea. Interestingly enough, it also … Continue reading

The Power of Wonder
Our Journey

The Power of Wonder

Shifting colors, mostly green.  First, they look like clouds, then, they take form, shifting in the night sky.  It’s so cold, just shy of the arctic circle.  Still, I’ll never forget the first time I saw the northern lights.  We were north of Fairbanks, out in the woods, and it was the kind of cold … Continue reading

Be Weak
Torah

Be Weak

“Be strong!” the world shouts, in so many ways, in so many words. “You need to fight for what’s yours!  You need to go out and compete for what you want!  You need to prove yourself!  You need to show them you’re equal!” Over and over again, from childhood through adulthood, voices from ads from … Continue reading

Doubt
Our Journey

Doubt

Safek can also be translated as “doubt.”  It’s most often a doubt over whether something is certain or not, that then leads to a question that needs answered.  It’s the kind of doubt that can’t just sit, that can’t be ignored.  The term is most often used when there’s a doubt about whether or not … Continue reading