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Care-Giving Concerns

A Caring Community

January 31, 2010 0

When I had cancer, people were generous. It validated the work that I had done during the previous two decades to assist in creating caring communities that extend themselves to people in their midst at [Read more…]

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D'vrei Torah

D’var Torah: Unatana Tokef

September 17, 2009 0

A modern meditation We now confront the meaning of this day As we stare into the face of our own mortality. We form a circle. Hands and souls linked, We stand as community. Together we [Read more…]

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Care-Giving Concerns

Tammuz: A Gaping Hole

August 1, 2009 0

Yesterday my daughter and I held our beloved cat as his doctor administered a lethal dose of anesthetic. Rascal was our Kitty companion for 15 years. He grew up with Jen, who was seven when [Read more…]

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D'vrei Torah

Schvat- a Harbinger of Hope

February 1, 2009 0

January 20th was a day that I could not have imagined as a young Jewish girl growing up in the Jim Crow New Orleans of the 1950’s. My childhood expectations rose from a world illustrated [Read more…]