Today is forty-eight days, which is six weeks and six days of the Omer in the year 5780. יסוד שבשכינה. Yesod ShebeShekhinah. Foundation of Divine Presence.
Wisdom yearns to accompany us
A pandemic may seem like a terrible time to expect Divine revelation. And yet, the breadth of spiritual texts across traditions speaks to the revelations found through hardship.
I am not saying God chose this path for humanity. Rather that since this is the path we are on, we should choose to sink into meaning.
Counting Barley, Creating a Foundation
In years past, I chose to eat more mindfully because of my Omer count. I clarified aspects of my understanding of the sephirot through these meditations. This year, I remind myself of my ability to communicate.
I no longer strive to constantly be better. Rather, I hope to be present and find joy and meaning in life, regardless of the outer world.
What is the foundation for your existential nourishment?