So close to your glory, O God, and yet so very far. Rachel’s lament fills our ears from a shul in Monsey, NY to spiked underpasses in London. So close to your glory, O God, and yet so very far. Rachel’s cries resound among the Uygur in Xinjiang, China and firefighters in Australia. So close… Read More
The Pastoral is Political – On Being an Outsider at the OB/GYN and in the Sanctuary
The OB/GYN is not always a happy place where dreams come true. Sometimes, it’s where people discover extremely devastating news or where their baby dreams turn into infertility nightmares. Read More
11th Hour Preacher Party: Life. Is. Hard.
Once again I am following the Revised Common Lectionary, Track One, for Year A – because I love the stories in Genesis. Ripe with the heart of the human condition, these stories are like seeds and fruit for the ages. I found some interesting Midrash on Rachel and Leah, reflecting on the strengths of their… Read More