In the Light of Peace
Praise for In the Light of Peace
What a delightful and rich collection of color, fragrance, simile, metaphor, whimsy and profound musing! In the Light of Peace is a feast for the mind, heart and spirit. Each poem offers a unique contribution to the Mishkan (the Holy Dwelling-place) of community and shared humanity. Ner Shalom has provided this place made of words, images, and startling reflections… so that we might enter and be inspired.
–Rabbi Shefa Gold, author of Are We There Yet? Travel as Spiritual Practice
These are poems of hope and healing. They draw forth the blessings of our grief and our joy to help us find the holiness in every day. Keep this powerful medicine for the soul nearby.
–Rabbi Marcia Prager, Dean, ALEPH Ordination Program, and author of The Path of Blessing
In times of loss, ordinary language often fails to reach the cave of the heart. We need a soul language that offers a feeling of companionship to where we are walking. In the Light of Peace is a rich and beautiful gathering of poems to caress the tender heart. Everyone who knows sorrow will be graced by this offering.
–Francis Weller, author of The Wild Edge of Sorrow: Rituals of Renewal and the Sacred Work of Grief
These may be spiritual seekers, but for this anthology they are truly FINDERS — finders of river words, wind poems, heart psalms, spirit dreams. This collection reaches far out and deeply inward. It is a wave of words crashing on the shore of consciousness — soothing, startling, sanding down and building up. There is great heft here, and great beauty, great boldness.
– Jan Philips, Speaker, Artist, & Activist, No Ordinary Time
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