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A Question of Balance

I have a friend, whom I haven’t seen in a while. I’ve been thinking of him lately and about a curious incident that happened a few years back. 576 more words

That Night

“… hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of life,
in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful…

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That's The Way Love Is..

Drop by Drop: A Story of Rabbi Akiva by Jacqueline Jules

Drop by Drop: A Story of Rabbi Akiva by Jacqueline Jules; Illustrated by Yevgenia Nayberg. 2017. Published by Kar-Ben.

Brief summary: Akiva, a poor shepherd, takes care of a wealthy man’s sheep. 230 more words

Picture Book Review

As a Hammer Strikes

          “Though the words of the Sages appear plain and concise, they are like a hammer that explodes that which it strikes, for anyone who analyzes and examines and scrutinizes them closely shall be enlightened by the blaze of their intense light, for they shall find therein matters of great depth.”

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Ethics

My time

Ever since I was born

Have I longed for you

Longing and waiting

For you to come.

Ever since I could see

Have I sought for you… 80 more words

Poems

News for August 20-26

Foyers Sign Up Deadline

Twice a year, all Grace Church members are invited to participate in Foyers. Foyer Groups consist of small groups of adults (typically 6-8) who meet in one another’s homes for a meal and fellowship over the course of approximately six months. 309 more words

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Miles of Sky

Wandering over miles of sky;
The song of the height of the day;
Thoughts graze on distance.

There are many paths here, many views.
One can but choose this single moment… 88 more words