Well folks it’s that October time of the year again. Beginning Sunday night with Rosh HaShanah (translated as head of the Year) there are three major Jewish Holidays resulting in seven days we cannot work between the evening of October 2nd and sunset on October 25th.
Many in “our tribe” will be away from our computers for two and a half days Sunday night, all day Monday and Tuesday until an hour after sundown, As for me, as usual I will also be away from my computer on Saturdays.
Along with being the celebration of the Jewish New Year and the creation of the world by God, Rosh Hashanah begins the Yamim Noraim, the ten days of awe (that’s awe as in being God’s presence, not awwwww as in what you say when see an ugly baby– but you don’t want to insult the infant’s grandparents who are showing you pictures while you are in Synagogue during the High Holidays trying to pray).
The ten days between the first day of Rosh Hashanah ending with the final blowing of the Shofar ending Yom Kippur is a time for serious introspection, a time to consider the sins of the previous year and atone for our wrongs.
Now while we are gone, allow me to give you an important reminder–we’ve built a nice little internet here, so PLEASE behave yourselves while we are gone. Here are a few rules to consider:
Oh and one more thing…summer is over–it’s getting cold, put on a sweater and a hat you will get sick and then we will all catch it.
Thank you for understanding.
To all my friends, Jew or Gentile
“L’shanah tovah tikatev v’taihatem!” “May you be inscribed and sealed for a good year.”
Oh and I have a post already done and scheduled for Monday and my good friend Tami Jackson is going to put up some more posts..so come to The Lid and enjoy some good reading.
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