Over the seven weeks between Passover and Shavuot, count the Omer with us as we meditate on how the sefirot show up in the games we love most. Whether you’re a fan of basketball, baseball, or hockey, we hope that our playful reflections on the spiritual side of sports bring meaning and joy to your practice of counting the Omer this year.
Today is 49 days, which is seven weeks of the omer: malchut she’b’malchut. Y’all, we’re here: After 49 days, revelation beckons. I can’t begin to express how much this project and your support have meant to me over the past seven weeks. I’ll be writing a reflection — and sharing details for my plan to continue this project in a different form — in the … Continue reading day 49: satchel
Today is Day 49 of the Omer. Malchut sheb’malchut. Within Kingship there is Kingship. What an amazing feeling to be counting the final day of the Omer, Day 49, where we feel the fullness of this journey from redemption to revelation. Reflecting each day on the combination of sefirot, gives us a way to understand G-d and know ourselves better. In many ways, malchut sheb’malchut … Continue reading Day 49: Malchut & Shekhinah
This week, we conclude our omer counting with Malchut. Generally translated as kingship or sovereignty, this week’s s’firah allows us to turn our minds to those who work tirelessly off the ice to create the makeup of an NHL team. Malchut is understood as the synthesis of all attributes of God, or the multiple ways in which one experiences the divine presence. To create, implement, and run a hockey team, … Continue reading Malchut – מלכות
Today is Day 48 of the Omer. Yesod sheb’malchut. Nobility that leads to Foundation. After winning two NCAA championships in three seasons at Kentucky, Nazr Mohammed left college 18 credit hours short of his bachelor’s degree, to become a first round pick of the Philadelphia 76ers. He established himself as a solid backup center, averaging 5.8 points and 4.7 rebounds a game for 8 teams over … Continue reading Day 48: Nazr Mohammed
Today is Day 47 of the Omer. Hod sheb’malchut. Nobility that manifests as humility. The first player to win championships at every level – high school, college, NBA, and the Olympics, and one of only three to ever do it, was Jerry Lucas. He was an All-American in high school, the 2x National Player of the Year at Ohio State, and a 7x All-Star in … Continue reading Day 47: The Computer
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