#BlogElul 20: Fill

Monday, September 11th, 2017

This one had me a little stumped. I’m really not sure what Rabbi Sommer means by it – but that’s OK, it’s up to me to imbue it with meaning anyway. Continue Reading »

#BlogElul 19: Speak (video)

Sunday, September 10th, 2017

One of my kids’ favourite music videos is called “Brave”, by Sara Bareilles. It’s about having the courage to speak out. Continue Reading »

#BlogElul 18: Ask

Saturday, September 9th, 2017

Asking questions is absolutely the heart of all that I do. Continue Reading »

#BlogElul 17: Awaken

Friday, September 8th, 2017

It’s Friday again! The theme is Awaken – so appropriate, when the newness of getting up for school has worn off, yet we still need to get up on time. Awakening can be a challenge. Continue Reading »

#BlogElul 16: Pray

Friday, September 8th, 2017

Oy. I made it halfway through Elul without missing a day, and I was so proud of myself, I promptly missed Thursday. That’ll larn me to get too pleased with myself. Continue Reading »

#BlogElul 15: Intend (video)

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

I am so thrilled that Rabbi Sommer has given us this theme for today, halfway through Elul. Thinking about intentionality is one of my favourite things to do these days. Continue Reading »

#BlogElul 14: Learn

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Do you like to learn? If not, what do you think the consequences of that might be? Continue Reading »

#BlogElul 13: Remember

Monday, September 4th, 2017

Wow, we are almost halfway through Elul. Time is moving swiftly, and Rosh HaShanah will be here before we know it. School is starting again this week. What do we need to remember? Continue Reading »

#BlogElul 12: Count

Sunday, September 3rd, 2017

This morning I had a humbling experience of the power of community, and the importance of making each person count. Continue Reading »

#BlogElul 11: Trust

Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

Trust is a fascinating concept – hard to get, easy to lose. Continue Reading »