Hope and the Hyacinth

“We know that the whole creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present time. Not only so, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for our adoption to sonship, the redemption of our bodies. For in this hope we… Read more »


An Invitation to Stop

Of all the symbols related to the biblical “High Holidays” – a stoplight is not traditionally among them. Apples dipped in honey, pomegranates, shofars and even fish are images which classically signify the season. Rosh Hashanah (the “head of the year”) is the first of these fall holidays. Following it come the ten Days of Awe– days of… Read more »