We are often afraid of creating space for silence out of fear of what might emerge. On Rosh Hashana, the shofar creates that silence for us through its piercing sound. But it’s still up to us to listen to the voice within.
On Rosh Hashana, the shofar rouses us from the depths of our being to commit to a new path, to reorient our maps, to change our behaviors. It is the ultimate call to action.
When it feels like everything is ending, that is the beginning.
You might think celebrating the summer solstice is just for spiritual junkies who relish esoteric rituals. But there’s a practicality to the mid-year pause that will help you boost your productivity.
The common saying “I’ll believe it when I see it” sends us on an unnecessary search for proof. To see it, you must believe it.
Since my grandpa died, I’ve been expanding beyond morning rituals to a new category: mourning rituals. Two practices speak to the transformational power of rituals.