Friday, May 14, 2010

Rosh Chodesh Sivan

Today is Rosh Chodesh Sivan, the first day of the month of Sivan.
Make sure you check out how the Women of the Wall are celebrating this Rosh Chodesh.

Sivan is here
the counting comes to a close
counting up
counting down
either way
we are almost here.

We stand at Sinai
in this month
oh so soon
oh so close
are we ready?
are we ever ready?

Our foremothers stood
at Sinai
together
with our forefathers
were you there?
i saw you there.

It's almost here
the new moon tells me so
ready or not
here it comes

We've been counting the Omer, we've been preparing ourselves, we've been readying our hearts and minds and lives to remember and recreate the moment that we stood at Sinai...and it's almost here. Tradition says that the Israelites arrived and camped at Mount Sinai on Rosh Chodesh Sivan. The journey is almost complete.

Are you ready?

4 comments:

Minnesota Mamaleh said...

truly lovely, phyllis!

rivster said...

beautifully said.

And yes, soooo ready!!!

rivster said...

beautifully said.

And yes, soooo ready!!!

Or Am I? said...

This post makes me ready to climb the Mountain!