Many of us identify strongly with our work, making retirement a major life passage. We are not sure who we will be without our work to define us. We wonder how our time will pass when it follows a different rhythm. When we connect the transition to retirement with enduring Jewish themes and symbols, we find grounding for this new stage of life.
Hayyei Sarah: My Prayer
Third Age Ritual
Everything Is But a Moment: A Meditation on Kohelet
Tags: meditation, mourning, megillah, welcoming, Ecclesiastes
Communal Acts of Private Intimacy: A Review of Trisha Arlin’s Place Yourself
Like the liturgists of old, Arlin’s work troubles us where we are too comfortable and comforts us when we are troubled
Design Your Own Ritual with a Little Help from a Rabbi
Ritual helps us pay attention. From the joy of a recovery to the grief of a funeral, ritual helps us inhabit the breadth of human experience.
Saying Goodbye in the Jewish Tradition
Is a ritual for saying goodbye to a sacred text appropriate for saying goodbye to people?
A Time for Time
When you have the potential for endless leisure, how do you create a satisfying balance of work and leisure?