Following is an excerpt from a sermon I gave on Rosh Hashanah. You can read it in its entirety at my blog:
I will confess I that there are times when I fall victim to this cynicism as well. Like everyone, I’ve often been overwhelmed by the knowledge that the systemic roots of these problems are just so enormous, so pervasive in our world. read more »
Still, I cannot surrender the conviction that individual actions do indeed make a difference in our world, and that such actions such as these are occurring around the world, every day, every moment, every second, in ways we often cannot quantify or understand.
What matters isn't
who I am on retreat,
singing the day into being,
but who I am
when I've come home
to the cat and the bills, read more »
to-do list as long
as the yoga mat
I too rarely unfurl.