One of the things I most appreciate about our tradition is the way in which it pushes us to live consciously within the tension between the nitty-gritty tasks and responsibilities of our day-to-day lives on one hand and the big picture mysteries of life, death, and the search for meaning on the other. By way of Judaismís emphasis on ritual and ethical action, we are gently led to the awareness, over and over again, that there is nothing at all mundane about our existence and that holiness resides in each and every moment if we can only open ourselves to its still, small voice.

Rabbi Steve Segar
Kol HaLev (Reconstructionist)

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