Could You Divide A Frozen Sea?

Snow falls in the Diaspora.Is each flake truly unique?The shattered shards of creation settle together.The droplets become the sea.The sparks return to One. This snow laden Diaspora.The view is magic– but are we too disparate?Does He watch the 613 from the 518, or the frenzied 212?Akiva dances into mind, but he is distant.“Sh’ma Yisrael…” asContinue reading “Could You Divide A Frozen Sea?”

Laying in the Field

In a Talmudic parable, the sages tell us of a time that the great Rabbi Akiva was traveling along the road and approached a town where he decided that he would seek lodging for the night. Not a place or person in the town would give Rabbi Akiva a place to rest his head forContinue reading “Laying in the Field”