For the Good

Accepting myself for how I am; ideally, being content within my soul, with both the positive and the negative, the benefits and deficits of my life. Knowing that gam zu l’tovah. Whatever challenge may occur, “This is also for the good.”


In the twilight of life,at the turning pointupon the hill of habit,shall I descend the other side,or garner my wings and fly? Having not remembered my Creator, until the days of my youth were past, I am caught midway in the flight of fancy by a torrent of wind that creates resistance to change, even … Continue reading “Inertia”


Ordinariness is plain and simple, calm and pleasant, placid and unperturbable. “If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there; if I make my bed in hell, thou art there” (Psalm 139:8). Yet, when I take a walk around the block to get some fresh air, and clear my thoughts, it seems like within the … Continue reading “Ordinariness”

Breathing Inspiration

poetry for the soul