Shabbat shalom

Miriam Neiger painting of Jerusalem

“Zion is in ruins, Jerusalem lies in the dust. All week there is only hope of redemption. But when the Sabbath is entering the world, [we are] touched by a moment of actual redemption; as if for a moment the spirit of the Messiah moved over the face of the earth.”
Abraham Joshua Heschel, The Sabbath. New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux, 1979. 68.

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About HAT

Heather Thiessen (HAT) is a happily married 60-ish, Bible-reading, Presbyterian Church Sunday School teaching and choir singing, small fuel efficient car driving, still pretty much 2nd wave feminist and generally out lesbian Hoosier mom. (There are no monochrome states.) From time to time she teaches religious studies to students at a small liberal arts college in Louisville, Kentucky.
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