Even on a Tuesday

Be still, even on a Tuesday. Amber Haines. incourage.me

Two Fridays ago, I entered the old City of Jerusalem as the sun set and Sabbath began. Our kind host greeted us at the gate and led us winding uphill between stone walls like a maze. I would have been lost in two minutes had he not been leading.

This gentleman hosts authentic Shabbat meals in his home for visitors to the Holy Land, and we were the lucky ones that night. It was Purim and a dark sky. Songs were coming out windows. The Wailing Wall was buzzing with a strange mix of grief and celebration.We were mere streets over from the Via Dolorosa.

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This coming Thursday, I’ll post part 2 of Disappointment by the Mediterranean Sea.

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What a Concussion Taught Me
March 25, 2016
When You’re Not a Precious Thing
February 03, 2016
Out in the Wild
September 22, 2015
You are as Valuable as the Orphan
April 04, 2013
How and Where to Undo the Chains
October 18, 2012
The Chains of Passivity, Day 16
October 16, 2012
The Chains of Nervousness, Day 12
October 12, 2012
on soul rest and how the dreams change
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