Awake early, before the light, my mind full of concerns, obligations.
Suddenly I recognize a message of the Yamim Noraim for me this year – “the days of awe” – just that in itself is incredible – that we have in our yearly Jewish cycle days designated for awe. So what seems to be a message they have brought me this year? That starting over is hard, that starting over is a gift if we can muster the will and the energy to open the gift and claim it as ours. (more…)