“And after a time he returned to take her, and he turned aside to see the carcass of the lion; and, behold, there was a nest of bees (adas devorim) and honey in the carcass of the lion.” (Shoftim 14:8) As the commentaries explain, adas Devarim refers to a nest of bees. But the word adas is based on the word eidah. This means “congregation” … Continue reading Maya the Bee and Leadership, Part V
My friend Charlie has a huge white rooster that sparked my attention of late. Yes, her henhouse has caused me to write a story a time or two. While meditating on a blog post about light, Charlie sent a comment to me in an email about her rooster named Honky that I could not get out of my spirit. Yes, Honkey is a derogatory name … Continue reading Honky-Tonk?
I talked to a friend on the phone the other day, and her cat, Shadow, had found a giant bug. Her cat was playing ping pong– smacking the cicada back and forth until the giant bug was dead. My friend took a picture of it lying next to a quarter to show me its size. I noticed the dead bug and also one word on … Continue reading Sap Sucker Cicada’s