We begin again…with the beginning of Torah, parshat Bereishit!
Parshat Vayera: God promises, Sarah delivers. Abraham pleads for Sodom and Gomorah, God denies his plea. Listening to Sarah, Abraham banishes his son Ishmael and his mother Hagar. Abraham is tested on Mount Moriah.
Lots of conflict and familial strife here. Come wrestle with it, in community.
The Holy Blessed One sends Moses/Moshe back to Egypt to lead the Israelites to freedom…. after centuries of slavery.
“But when Moses told this to the Israelites, they would not listen to Moses, their spirits crushed by cruel bondage” Exodus/Shemot 6:9
Pharaoh remains stubborn too, and plagues ensue…
THIS? OR THIS?