Elul: Hineni (הנני) Presence

Welcome to Kesharim K’doshim Mussar, where we explore the soul-traits through the wheel of the year and the Kohenet Netivot. In Adar, we turn to the soul-trait of Zehirut (זהירות) Illuminated Awareness and the Leitzanit (Sacred Fool).

Rethinking Tisha B’Av

There is a holiday in the month of Av (July/August) called Tisha B’Av. It’s traditionally a holiday of mourning because pretty much everything bad that’s ever happened to us as a people happened on that day. I’m actually all for a collective day of mourning. I think there can be a lot of power in that, but…

Bread, Body, Spirit

Additional information for subscribers of the Cosmic Reference Library about Body, Spirit: Finding the Sacred in Food.

Figs, Dates, Laurel, and Myrrh

Additional information for subscribers of the Cosmic Reference Library about the book “Figs, Dates, Laurel, and Myrrh: Plants of the Bible and the Quran”