Are We There Yet?

People were thrilled this week on Monday and Tuesday. It did not snow. May 1st today, Wednesday, it is snowing. Imagine the trees questioning, “Are we there yet?”   Whether …

Welcome Rodger and Dreamwork to Denver

In the excitement of a day off due to the “storm” I had an extra day to work on the LIST of my procrastinations. Patti Levine suggested that I share …

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The Container Within

This week of the counting of the Omer focuses on the energy of Gevurah—setting limits and establishing firm boundaries. There are a myriad of concepts contained in Gevurah—including that it …

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Passover Proaction

This week of Passover is distinguished by what we eat and what we don’t eat. We remove Chametz (all leavened products) and eat the flat bread—Matzah.   Kabbalah provides a …

Who Is Retiring?

Last night I discovered the mythical missing borough of New York. It did not float off from Manhattan as the father suggests to his son in Jonathan Safran Foer’s Extremely …

Counting of the Omer: The Week of Malchut

The 7th and final week as we count up to Shavuot: the week of Malchut. The definition of Malchut is sovereignty. It reflects the culmination as in manifestation or expression. …

The Truth About The Truth

This week is the penultimate week of the Sefirah count—the week of Yesod. While Yesod means foundation, it is understood as truth or integrity. These meanings are very helpful when …

Counting of the Omer: The Week of Yesod

It is now the beginning of the 6th week as we count up to Shavuot and this week is Yesod. Over the past two weeks we have moved from looking …

Counting of the Omer: The Week of Hod

Where are we as we enter the week of Hod?  Our blueprint is designed (though it may have been altered during the week of Netzach as we looked at obstacles …

Counting the Omer: The Week of Netzach

Your blueprint is set down on paper and you have “signed off.”  A blueprint or plan though is just a map, an outline for growth. You may have started down …