A Prayer before Mussar Study

This is the prayer I use to open each session of Soul Trait Studio. Weaver of the Worlds our Connection and Foundation, source of compassion and forgiveness, we offer gratitude and great respect to you, holy one of our ancestors, as well as to the elements, unseen beings, plants and animals, indigenous people and refugees…

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).

Av | Ometz Lev (אמץ לב) Courage

Welcome to Kesharim K’doshim Mussar, where we explore the soul-traits through the wheel of the year and the Netivot from Kohenet teachings. In Av, we turn to the soul-trait of Ometz Lev (אמץ לב) Courage and the Wise Woman.

Sh’vat: Ahavah (אהבה) Love | Practices

Welcome to #MussarWithMe 5780 where we explore the soul-traits through the wheel of the year and the Kohenet Netivot. In Shevat, we turn to the soul-trait of Ahavah (אהבה)) Love and the Ohevet.

Tevet: Sakranut (סקרנות) Curiosity| Doreshet | Practices

PRACTICES Practices for Sakranut include a song offering from Amy Wachtel, altar practice from Kohenet Bekah Starr, Scentuality by K’Alumah Schuster, sigils and boundary Work from Kohenet Ketzirah HaMa’agelet, and a meditation from Kohenet Judith Idit. Song from Amy Wachtel (Tzovah) What Is Life? by Black Uhuru.I feel it raises a question, if not questions….

Tammuz | B’lev Shalem (בלב שלם) Wholehearted

Welcome to Kesharim K’doshim Mussar, where we explore the soul-traits through the wheel of the year and the Kohenet Netivot. In Iyyar, we turn to the soul-trait of Emet (אמת) Truth and the Neviah – Prophtess.

Sivan: Emet (אמת) Truth

Welcome to Kesharim K’doshim Mussar, where we explore the soul-traits through the wheel of the year and the Kohenet Netivot. In Iyyar, we turn to the soul-trait of Emet (אמת) Truth and the Neviah – Prophtess.

Nisan: Simcha (שמחה) Joy

Welcome to Kesharim K’doshim Mussar, where we explore the soul-traits through the wheel of the year and the Kohenet Netivot. In Nisan, we turn to the soul-trait of Simcha (סמחה) Joy and the Na’arah (Maiden).

Iyyar: Savlanut (סבלנות) Patience

Welcome to Kesharim K’doshim Mussar, where we explore the soul-traits through the wheel of the year and the Kohenet Netivot. In Iyyar, we turn to the soul-trait of Savlanut (סבלנות) Patience and the Midwife.

Adar: Zehirut (זהירות) Illuminated Awareness

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).