Tradition & Innovation

Modeh Ani: A Warm Body

black woman sitting in meditation smiling up at the sky in the desert

We are blessed, neshimah of life:

In the morning, there is a warm body

Small, soft toes, playing under the sheet

Quiet and noisy breathing

That I listen to

Every day.

We are blessed, quiet and noisy, as we breathe in and as we breathe out.

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