I can’t believe that my first child is almost 5-years-old and that the baby that was in my tummy this time last year is now walking around my living room.
It really does go by too fast. From Rosh Hashanah to Rosh Hashanah, my children are growing and changing, becoming ever more engaged with their world and their religion.
But I, oddly, stand still.
I began noticing sometime this year that my spiritual development has literally stalled. From ages 14-29 I, too, was growing, changing, learning, deepening my commitment to and knowledge of my tradition.
And then I had my first child, and it all came screeching to a halt. Read the rest of this entry →