day 8 of 50: shattered goodbye.
gather the broken: week 1 of 7: chesed – check.
Jacqueline: tired, so tired, so goddamn exhausted, shattered & tired Amichai: Every separation is a little death. Life shatters, sometimes unfixable, like a broken glass. Don’t talk to me of glass half full when the hug goodbye is strong and final. The sound of the zipper of the luggage of the lover leaving at the […]
Day 7 of 50: Life through a Single Lens.
week 1 of 7 the first gathering of the first week. 6 more to go Amichai: Has it been a week already? holiday’s over and bread’s back, and the counting continues, six more weeks of gathering what’s broken on a journey towards more whole, more recognition, and compassion and broken fragments of one complete reality. […]
6 0f 50: Relic on the beach (what can I leave behind?)
Jacqueline: of course I’m short-sighted Amichai: Imagine looking at the world through a single lens, forgetting that the glasses are actually broken and that once both lenses were as one, as, perhaps, all things are meant to be? How long has it been, this seeing the world through the lens of being solitary, single? A […]
day 5 of 50: Raven sheds a feather over broken grave
day 6 of 50: Relic on the beach Jacqueline: broken wooden moulding from the foot of my great-grandfather’s bureau. Amichai: What about the pieces of our past? What of our legacy to keep and what’s worth shedding? My mother framed her great grandfather’s beautiful scarf, but that’s all we have. On my father’s side – […]
Jacqueline: bent & broken feather Amichai: A large black raven flew over the pink stones of the sealed Gate of Mercy today, on the Eastern edges of Jerusalem’s Old City. A sealed gate, the one from which, one day, it is believed, the Messiah will enter the new age of peace. But for now, in […]