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Stacey's Blog A couple of rants, a lot of questions and a search for meaning

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Stacey's Blog · 4d ago

Rise - a poem to commemorate the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

There is so much sky!Funny, but i never knew.It's beautiful,and many hued;perhaps this is what Jacob knewwhen he ordered that coat,the one of many colors,the one that tore aparthis sons, mad...
Stacey's Blog · 6d ago

Omer. Day 10

Every so often, I am stopped, almost literally in my tracks, with the deep and sure understanding of just how blessed I am. Most days, I traipse about through my life, oblivious to grace in ...
Stacey's Blog · 1W ago

Omer. Day Nine

I'm a bit all over the board to day. Some might say that's a step up for me. I have no idea when I became so discombobulated by life. I used to think I was organized. I am awesome at creatin...
Stacey's Blog · 1W ago

Omer. Day Eight

Ok - so, the cereal post. I swear this one is about cereal.I was at a yizcor service the other day. I know - it sounds hauntingly familiar, doesn't it? Still, a promise is a promise. Anyway....
Stacey's Blog · 1W ago

Omer. Day Seven

I was at a yizcor service yesterday. It was sweet. Here on the North Shore, there's not always a guarantee that we'll get a minyan, so a handful of synagogues band together on these festival...
Stacey's Blog · 1W ago

Omer. Days Five and Six

What is it about intimacy that makes my spine stiffen, just a little.And who am I kidding - there are times when my spine is so stiff that my body would crack in half at a gentle puff of air...
Stacey's Blog · 1W ago

Omer. Day Four

The first shabbos in the wild lands.I cannot imagine grappling with the enormity of That! I mean, really - first the fleeing, then the Sea, finally on dry land - but with, as I do imagine it...
Stacey's Blog · 2W ago

Omer. Day Three

There are a few rules when it comes to counting the omer. There's a prayer, and a time, and rabbinic rules about what happens if you forget.  If you're into kabbalah, there are daily and wee...
Stacey's Blog · 2W ago

Omer. Day 2

Whatever else it was that I was going to write about for Day 2 (that is, if I had any plan besides seeing what order the pixels fell into when I sat down to write this) - all of that became ...
Stacey's Blog · 2W ago

Omer, Day One

Tonight is One.First steps are hard for me. It is so much easier to stay stuck in one place, unmoving. Even the pain of that - the pain of stuckness, the pain of sameness and stasis - all th...