Earth Day

Today is Earth Day: All around the world people are celebrating its beauty and fragility. Since it is also National Poetry Month, I wanted to share a favorite poem with you: 128 more words

Enchanted Evening

There are these evenings where God speaks in audible tones through the hoot owls chanting love songs in the trees, and as the moon rises amongst a backdrop of glistening clouds, it’s as if God is smiling on the hurting world. 101 more words


Strange Fires on the Altar

You must not worship the Lord your God in their way, because in worshiping their gods, they do all kinds of detestable things the Lord hates. 645 more words


Earth's Beauty

Ah, earth – what a beautiful place to live, enjoy, and find contentment and happiness.


God's World by Edna St. Vincent Millay

O world, I cannot hold thee close enough!
…Thy winds, thy wide grey skies!
…Thy mists, that roll and rise!
Thy woods, this autumn day, that ache and sag… 81 more words


Sing Unto The Lord

Psalm 104:33-34 KJV

” I will sing unto the Lord as long as I live:  I will sing praise to my God while I have being.   114 more words


Commentary for Vayikra

In this week’s parshah we start to learn the laws of the various sacrifices. For most of the sacrifices, the rules covered are similar. We learn who brings the sacrifice, what animals can be sacrificed for each particular sacrifice, what parts of the animal are burned on the altar, who- if anyone- is allowed to eat its meat, what must be done with any leftovers, etc. 520 more words