Brussel sprouts and grief

This evening, as I kneeled in the rough dirt planting Brussel sprouts, I realized just how contradictory life can feel sometimes. The green little sprouts just starting out, glistening in the light from the fresh watering, are a beautiful symbol that life keeps going. In the same moment, I can feel deep grief and great […]

Torah Lessons Learned from my Mother

In loving memory of my mother Deborah Becker 1951-2023 I recently lost my mother, and while I miss her terribly every day, I also want to honor her and the many lessons she taught me. I hope these lessons will be helpful to you as well. It’s okay to grieve and feel hard things One […]