Day 23 - Gevurah Sh’b Netzach: Strength within Endurance

Today is the twenty-third day of the Omer.

 

Gevurah Sh’b Netzach: Strength within Endurance

 

My cup overflows.

(Psalm 23:5)

 

We ask for the strength to do what is right,

the discipline to follow through on our commitments,

the perseverance to act for good,

even when we don’t see the results we long for.

 

Practice for today:

Do one action that brings you into connection with others,

that turns you toward the Mystery,

that encourages awe and love,

that is aimed at bringing forth good.

 

May goodness and kindness pursue me all the days of my life.

I will dwell in the heart of the Mystery always.

(Psalm 23:6)

 

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.

Please feel free to join us via call-in for live Thursday morning 8-8:30 AM Omer-themed Meditation Sits with Rabbi Yael Levy, or listen to a recording of the Sit posted on Facebook and our Web site soon afterward.

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.

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