Omer Counting Journal
by Rabbi Shai Gluskin

Woman with Backpack in Havasupailand, Grand Canyon
October, 1988 Photo by Shai Gluskin
Natural Shelter in Pinnacles National Monument, CA, 1989 Photo by Shai Gluskin

Today is the 40th day of the omer (May 17-18, 2001) which is hod in yesod:

Canyon in the Desert, Quiet Vision

The splendor of creation is exposed in all its glory in a desert canyon. There are clear lines in this natural architecture. The canyon structure however, causes deep shadows, and unexpected shelters. The motion of powerful techtonic and hydrolic forces leave clear evidence of their presence, if one would only stop to pay attention.

The Burning Bush also required attention. How would one know that a bush is being burned but not consumed. You would have to stop and look, really look. This is the contempletive aspect of prophecy. The will of God birthed into this world by still, patient seeing.

Shai Gluskin
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