I'm so very thankful for Yom Kippur, all the festivals and the opportunity to keep Torah - what a privilege.
|I'm grateful for my friend Barb!|
I am very grateful...
I'm oh-so-grateful for a wonderful weekend at Quinault Lodge - what a treat!
I'm grateful for new wine we discovered at Quinault - Ste. Michelle Horse Heaven Cab-Sav - yummy!
I'm grateful for the fireplace we enjoyed in our room (don't you love those gas fireplaces?? So easy!)
I'm grateful for our 'homeshul'...what a place of refuge.
I'm grateful for the fact that we have a guest room so Padawan can stay if she needs to.
I'm grateful for times of debriefing.
I'm grateful for a clean craft room that has been 'converted' to my office - it would seem that I need an office more than a craft room right now!
I'm grateful for the urge to make a crock of soup early in the day only to discover that it was so needed that evening at the impromtu meeting!
I'm grateful for a full chocolate bowl.
I'm grateful for belly-laughs - y'know, the kind that make your stomach hurt.
I'm so very grateful for my sister; for her skills, talents and willingness to give of her time.
I'm grateful for funny texts at perfect times.
I'm grateful for compassion, love and faith.
I'm grateful for the silly googly-eyes that personify my iPods.
I'm grateful that Christopher Banks is now carrying more clothes that I like.
I'm grateful for recordings of Kol Nidrei.
I'm grateful to be able to pray for those in difficult situations and for those serving them.
Rebbe Nachmann’s Prayer
Master of the Universe, grant me the ability to be alone.
May it be my custom to go outdoors each day among the trees and grasses,
Among all growing things,
There to be alone and enter into prayer.
There may I express all that is in my heart,
Talking with Him to whom I belong.
And may all grasses, trees, and plants
Awake at my coming.
Send the power of their life into my prayer,
Making whole my heart and my speech through the life and spirit of growing things,
Made whole by their transcendent Source.
Oh! That they would enter my prayer!
Then would I fully open my heart in prayer, supplication, and holy speech;
Then, O G-d, would I pour out the words of my heart before Your Presence.