PSALM 20 – Sing to Sustain Love’s Legacy / ענווה A humble-response to stress will protect and serve you well. This is the mystery of tipheret, beauty-and-compassion, humility-and-pride, safeguarding the legacy of Jacob, of you, of me, of Love. This the sacred center. The help you seek flows forth from there, that sanctuary, that sustaining zion. Remember – each shared meal, how the scents still rise in delightful waves, a recurring offering for you. Grateful recipient, Selah.
Last month, in honor of the eclipse of a full moon, I shared a re-translation of the first part of Psalm 19. This month, in the Jewish calendar, is a leap month, a bonus moon of Adar. The sages tell us the "one who enters the month of Adar must strive to increase joy." The remainder of this psalm includes two passages that are used regularly in Jewish liturgy (one of which also found its way into a well-know reggae tune, thanks to Bob Marley). So here's all three parts of