I love what a friend of mine did to make Tisha B’av meaningful and full of good deeds. I really think that’s what it’s about. Yes, I did complete the fast, but that is the physical aspect; I also sought to surround myself with goodness and to be good on Tisha B’av. To live with … Continue reading Tisha B’Av: What’s It Really About?
Today is Tisha B'av. But, what is Tisha B'av? Literally, it means, the ninth (tisha) of Av (a month in the Jewish calendar). On Tisha B'av, we commemorate the destruction of the two Jewish Temples. And we pray for the rebuilding of the Third Temple. We pray for a world united in peace and prosperity. … Continue reading What is Tisha B’Av?
I just read an article on self-care from a chaplain of the hospital where I work.I love how he draws from so many religions on what they teach about self-care.He quoted Rabbi Abraham Heshel “the Sabbath” and Thich Nhat Hanh “being peace.”I’ve blogged about the Sabbath as a mindfulness day as well as how all … Continue reading Self-Care, World Peace