Category Archives: Sabbath

Sabbath Meditation, Tree of Life

Etz chaim hee, l’makhazikim ba v’tomekheyha m’ooshar, derakheyha darkhei no’am v’khol n’tivoteyha shalom. Hashivenu Adonai, eleykha v’nashuvah, khadesh (khadesh) y’ameinu (khadesh y’ameinu) k’kedem. It is a tree of life for those who take hold of it and all its supporters … Continue reading

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Sabbath Meditation, Enlightened Eyes and Unified Hearts

May you and your family have a joyous Sabbath. If you observe the Sabbath, I pray your meal, your family togetherness, and your prayers be especially joyful. My meditation this Shabbat concerns a line from the blessings preceding the Shema: … Continue reading

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Sabbath Meditation, Abraham Joshua Heschel

One thing I appreciate about Abraham Joshua Heschel’s little volume on The Sabbath is his profound meditation about time. So, as you prepare, perhaps, to light your candles and bless your wine, here are some quotes: The meaning of the … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 11:22 — A Shabbat Meditation

May God bless your Shabbat. To my non-Jewish readers, may your worship this weekend be blessed as well. My devotional thought for the weekend is from Deuteronomy 11:22: For if you are careful to keep all this commandment which I … Continue reading

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Sabbath Meditation, Psalm 23

I’ve been more blessed than I can describe by Psalm 23 for the past month. I didn’t set out on a program to repeat Psalm 23 numerous times each day or to think about it first thing in the morning … Continue reading

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A Sabbath Meditation

If you are Jewish or Messianic, I do hope you have your table set with the finest white cloth and that you are prepared to sanctify this seventh day as holy. Here is a brief Sabbath meditation taken from Rebbe … Continue reading

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Sabbath Meditation: Strangers and Natives

Okay, it’s about to be Shabbat. If you are observant, I hope you have laid out your best white tablecloth, set up your candles, and gotten ready your challah loaf and bottle of Manischewitz Concord Grape (or any suitable Merlot … Continue reading

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El Shaddai and HaShem (Shabbat Meditation)

Hope many of you are settling down for Shabbat (the Sabbath). We have delightful smells coming from the kitchen. The house is quiet before the big night. Shabbat soup, chicken, wheat challah, and other foods will soon be eaten. It … Continue reading

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