Day 13 - Yesod Sh’b Gevurah: Foundation within Strength
Today is the thirteenth day of the Omer.
Aligning ourselves with the highest will,
Grounded in the sacred fire of the earth,
We pray to act for the good of all.
Practice for today:
Take time to feel your strengths, to give honor to your abilities. Make a commitment to use your power to bring benefit and blessing.
We are called to act with righteousness, grounded in deep faith. (Psalm 119:138)
—Rabbi Yael Levy
The Omer teachings you see here and can receive as nightly email reminders by signing up for our mailing list, are taken from Rabbi Yael Levy's Omer guide, Journey through the Wilderness, which is available as a whole in print or as an ebook.
The daily teachings begin Saturday April 20, 2019, and continue to Shavuot, June 8. Also this year, for the first time, A Way In is offering the opportunity to count together one night a week on Zoom, guided live on video by Rabbi Yael Levy. Every Monday evening at 8:30PM EST Rabbi Yael offers a teaching about the week and the day of the Omer, and we stand together and count the new day. Counting together strengthens and helps inspire our experience and practice. Go to instructions for connecting with Zoom.
The practice as well as Rabbi Yael were featured in a 2015 New York Times article.