You are my neshamah, the Eternal Flame of my heart,
I sit here, my mouth open wide in preparation of speaking Your praise.
Blessed are you, the One who was in relationship with my mothers and fathers.
I am filled with awe as I draw closer to Your Majesty.
Each droplet of rain, each sparkle of the evening stars, reminds me of You –
My Infinite judge.
With my breath I pray to You, Oh Adonai –
Trust in my strength as you did with Shifrah and Puah –
As they delivered the deliverer who was slow with tongue as I am this evening/morning.
Grant me the wisdom to lead with conviction like my mothers Miriam and Deborah,
Or as I find myself like Joseph in disputes with my brothers and sisters.
You are showing me Your path, my Eternal Flame –
Together We will walk,
Onward toward holiness.
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