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Ocean View: Thursday, August 5, 2010

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Ocean View Thursday, August 5, 2010 By Jude Rittenhouse Along with no television, we also chose not to have air conditioning when we moved here a dozen years ago. In the past, that has meant enduring a...

Meditations on Bread and Wine

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I.  According to Zoroastrian legend, Ahura Mazdao bestowed upon Zarathustra a remarkable gift. It came to him in a dream: a golden knife cutting open the earth. The plough. Agriculture, that is, is a...

woman’s work

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A quiet lives in the ordinary. A woman's work very often lives out of the ordinary. I have been nervous about this woman's silence that is calling me back home. My mom made this quilt for me....

Writing on HOPE: The Psalmist’s Prayer – by Mary F. Burns

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The Psalms have  always been a source of wisdom, comfort, depth and wonder for me personally, and for countless millions who have read, recited, heard and studied them through millennia of history. They timelessly...

Kindness, the Queen of Virtues

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The world stands on three things—on the Torah, on the Sacred Service, and on the practice of loving-kindness. — Shimon the righteous, Pirke Avot 1:2 What do we live for if it is not to make...