Dose of Wisdom

Today marks 21 days along the journey of the three weeks culminating in the deepest darkness of the 9th of Av– where the crack in everything open to utter destruction. Sitting in the depth of absence exposes complete suffering. On the eve of our destruction, I turn to new fruits offered by the Hebrew poetr, Sivan Har-Shefi. Dr. Sivan Har-Shefi … Read More

Dose of Wisdom

19/21: (Monday) Today marks 19 days along the journey of the three weeks where the crack in everything beckons a polishing the luminal darkness of this time. Yearning emerges for finding a lost connection to divine presence amidst apparent absence that becomes more refined with suffering. Such contemplation of this absent presence is expressed here Benjamin Shevili’s recent collection, Poems … Read More

Dose of Wisdom

18/21: (Sunday) Today marks 18 days along the journey of the three weeks where the crack in everything beckons a polishing the luminal darkness of this time. Yearning emerges for ancient-new psalms as witness to divine presence amidst apparent absence of the universe the more you confront suffering. Such contemplation of this absent presence is expressed here Benjamin Shevili’s recent … Read More

Dose of Wisdom

17/21: (Saturday) Today marks 17 days along the journey of the three weeks where the crack in everything beckons a polishing the luminal darkness of this time. Yearning emerges for a prayerful presence amidst apparent absence of the universe the more you confront suffering. Such contemplation of this absent presence is expressed here Benjamin Shevili’s recent collection, Poems to Yova … Read More

Dose of Wisdom

16/21: (Friday) Today marks 16 days along the journey of the three weeks where the crack in everything beckons a polishing the luminal darkness of this time. Yearning emerges for an angelic presence amidst apparent absence of the universe the more you confront suffering. Such contemplation of this absent presence is expressed here Benjamin Shevili’s recent collection, Poems to Yova … Read More

Dose of Wisdom

15/21: (Thursday) Today marks 15 days along the journey of the three weeks where the crack in everything beckons a polishing the luminal darkness of this time. Yearning emerges for a listening presence amidst apparent absence of the universe the more you meditate on this time and place of your life. Such contemplation of this absent presence is expressed here … Read More

Dose of Wisdom

14/21: (Wednesday) Today marks 14 days along the journey of the three weeks where the crack in everything beckons a polishing the luminal darkness of this time. Yearning for divine presence amidst apparent absence the more you meditate on this time and place of your life. Such contemplation of this absent presence is expressed here Benjamin Shevili’s recent collection, Poems … Read More

Dose of Wisdom

13/21: (Tuesday) Today marks 13 days along the journey of the three weeks where the crack in everything beckons a polishing the luminal darkness of this time. Yearning for divine presence amidst apparent absence the more you meditate on this time and place of your life. Such contemplation of this absent presence is expressed here Benjamin Shevili’s recent collection, Poems … Read More

Dose of Wisdom

12/21: (Monday) Today marks 12 days along the journey of the three weeks where the crack in everything beckons a polishing the luminal darkness of this time. Yearning for renewal grows stronger the deeper you travel through your personal desert–that place of being open and egoless. This journey deeper in search of your true self is expressed here Benjamin Shevili’s … Read More

Dose of Wisdom

11/21: (Sunday) Today marks 11 days along the journey of the three weeks where the crack in everything beckons a polishing the luminal darkness of this time. Yearning for redemption grows stronger the deeper you traverse into shadow’s kingdom. The deepest point of darkness that culminates these 21 days on the 9th of Av also marks the day that births … Read More