Ask two Jews and you get three opinions, they say, so I don’t speak for everyone – but here, for what it’s worth, is how I see the whole Hanukkah thing. Yes, the candles are pretty and fun. And the … Continue reading
I’ve heard people say this, and they mean well, but… They mean well – they say it as an encouragement, they say it to people who are struggling and they want to give them hope. But here’s the problem: if … Continue reading
So yesterday I came across this old post and smiled to myself because some of the things I mentioned there have in the meantime, to my humungous surprise, actually changed… I thank you, God, for loving me as I am … Continue reading
Life does that, doesn’t it? When you feel like you’ve been dealt a really bad hand and everything that could possibly go wrong already has, suddenly something else goes wrong and you feel like screaming, or giving up. Or, at … Continue reading
It was Purim yesterday and the custom is to read the book of Esther – kind of obvious as what we’re celebrating is what was described in that book. Or, to be precise, we’re celebrating how that story ended – … Continue reading
still I know that you know what you’re doing. I know that with you it’s never a mistake, it’s not that you’ve slipped up, forgotten some detail, run out of steam, got me confused with someone else, mixed up the plans or got the wrong date or the wrong place or whatever…
I know that you know what you’re doing. Always. 24/7. No time out, no blips, no power cuts, no holidays, not even sleep or tiredness or having a ratty moment or getting distracted by noise or being too hungry to think straight or rushing to get something else done or… nothing, no moment when you are not completely and utterly in control.
I know that you know what you’re doing.
and I’d rather be in the middle of the thorns and the mud as long as it means being with you.
yes, I mean it.