…any spot…


…any spot…

Glistening again and calling to me,
sunlight in the dew on the grass.
Reminding me Gd is creating us anew,
each breath,
each moment,
each thought.

You might think it’d be
a quaint little patch,
with bunnies and flowers,
but it’s not.

It’s an empty lot
on a busy street
in a run-down part of town.

And yet there I see
signs pointing to the Eternal,
whose holiness sanctifies any spot
where we find a portal,
a clearing of the veil,
and slip back into Gd’s Great Love.

* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 

I wrote that reflection two weeks ago about the lot in the picture above. There was no sunshine (or dew) this morning when I stopped to take the picture, but perhaps their absence makes the lesson even clearer . . . We can find The Sacred in any spot, if the conditions (both within us and around us) allow us to open ourselves . . .  

For more about Sacred Space, check out “What is Sacred Space?” by Rabbi Ruth Adar, The Coffee Shop Rabbi, at https://coffeeshoprabbi.com/2016/10/16/what-is-sacred-space/

Chag Sukkot Sameach, jen

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