The sages teach that the world began with prayer. Until God and Adam communicated there was no fulfillment of Adam’s needs for survival and glorifying God. In fact, God’s created universe stood waiting for humanity’s birth on the sixth day. Only after Adam prayed for rain did the earth come forth with its bounty. Prayer […]
Excerpts from books by Zohara Hieronimus.
In Partnership with the Earth: Biodynamic Gardening
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Agriculture has played a central role through humanity’s long odyssey on Earth. How we use or abuse the Earth’s natural systems determines, in part, whether we will flourish or not. Supporting life requires the growing of food crops worldwide, meaning that agricultural restoration can become the foundation for improving our global community’s ecosystems and human health.
One available tool is biodynamic farming, which offers us a way to both cherish the Earth and attend to the process of growing foods and raising animals properly. Biodynamic farmers “try to take into account all of the forces that affect plant growth and their nutritional value.”
Chapter 3 Excerpt – United in Prayer
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United in Prayer Malchut – Self-reflection and Return My House shall be called a house of prayer for all people. Isaiah 56:7 Sefirah Correspondence: Malchut, tenth sefirot Meaning: Kingdom, sovereignty, world Rung of the Ascending Ladder: One Symbol: Book of Psalms Key Emotion in Song: Deep reflection, aroused devotion, and selfevaluation (teshuvah) Key Words: Prayer […]