Minshar Cholem: Dream Decree

This is a practice for Elul and High Holy Days, but can also be utilized for the secular new year or any of Judaism’s four New Years. During the Elul and the High Holy days we tend to hear over and over that three things can “avert the harsh decree: prayer, repentance and tzedaka.”   But…

Sacred Arts Academy Reading List

By request – a list of books to read/listen to as part of your journey with the sacred arts. For the books that I recommend as an audio book, there is a 🔊 icon next to them.  These books are narrated by the author, and I find you get deeper teaching sometimes by listening.  Most…

Naming the Moons: The Jewish Wheel of the Year

Judaism offers us so many G!d/dess names to help us build relationships with the Divine. Because mainstream Judaism is so heavily focused on the masculine side of the Divine, I’ll be focusing on Femme names, and one that I strongly believe is non-binary name of G!d/dess and another I believe to be trans.⁠

Tu B’Shevat

Resources for the Jewish holiday of Tu B’Shevat.

Shabbat Shirah

Shabbat Shirah falls on the Shabbat early in Sh’vat (Jan/Feb) where we read the Parsha Beshalach, which contains the Song of the Sea (Exodus 15:1–18). It’s a custom in Ashkenazic custom to go out and feed the birds (because they sing) on this Shabbat.  So if you check the #challah on instagram, you may see…

Divine Names

Judaism offers us so many G!d/dess names to help us build relationships with the Divine. Because mainstream Judaism is so heavily focused on the masculine side of the Divine, I’ll be focusing on Femme names, and one that I strongly believe is non-binary name of G!d/dess and another I believe to be trans.⁠