I have had an intense dose of religion. Yom Kippur is now over and I want to reflect on what I learned . I learned that hope is an important message at this time. During the service , we read that our fate is sealed in the book of life . In my mind,I really believe that is so. Maybe it is childish, but I am always hopeful  that I will be on the side that lives.I will be carrying the service music around in my head for weeks. The rhythm sticks with me, even though I don't know the words. For some reason, maybe because our new Rabbi made it this way, the day went by quickly and it felt lighter. There is something ominous about thinking about being inscribed in a book of life. Who will live and who , maybe won't. But this time, could be because the theme was hope, I didn't come away feeling heavy and emotional. It was a good day.

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22.05 | 08:38

so glad youre here mom!

29.08 | 13:45

Don't quite know how this got to me but it was on the top line of my computer (not in email) But I really enjoyed it. I truly admire you.

31.07 | 07:02

Leona, do you have a date or a booked flight that you come back ?

20.07 | 13:55

Everything sounds so wonderful Leona. Venice will seem boring . I would want to move to Portownsend where the kids are living. All sounds great . Is there?

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