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 started on Tuesday, April 11 and continue to Shavuot, May 29. A Way In also invites you to join us for our annual retreat in the high desert of New Mexico for the last days of the Counting.

The practice as well as Rabbi Yael were featured recently on the Chai Haven Show on New Haven Independent radio, as well as in a 2015 New York Times article.

Each week of the Omer is associated with one of seven sefirot, manifestations of Divine attributes, that the Kabbalists associated with each week between Pesach and Shavuot.

As part of your Omer practice, please consider making a donation in conjunction with a week of the Omer (and its attribute) that resonates for you. If you wish to make a gift in honor or in memory of someone, we will let them know of your gift with an inspirational card.


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