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Joy Serves G*d in Joy as a passionate performing percussionist, poet, publisher, photographer, publicist, sound healer, spiritual guide, artist, gardener and Gemini. "Ivdu Et Hashem B'Simcha" -Psalm 100:2 ....... Joy Krauthammer, active in the Jewish Renewal, Feminist, and neo-Chasidic worlds for over three decades, kabbalistically leads Jewish women's life-cycle rituals. ... Workshops, and Bands are available for all Shuls, Sisterhoods, Rosh Chodeshes, Retreats, Concerts, Conferences & Festivals. ... My kavanah/intention is that my creative expressive gifts are inspirational, uplifting and joyous. In gratitude, I love doing mitzvot/good deeds, and connecting people in joy. In the zechut/merit of Reb Shlomo Carlebach, zt'l, I mamash love to help make our universe a smaller world, one REVEALING more spiritual consciousness, connection, compassion, and chesed/lovingkindness; to make visible the Face of the Divine... VIEW MY COMPLETE PROFILE and enjoy all offerings.... For BOOKINGS write: joyofwisdom1 at gmail.com, leave a COMMENT below, or call me. ... "Don't Postpone Joy" bear photo montage by Joy. Click to enlarge. BlesSings, Joy


ספירת העומר

Lovingkindness in Compassion, Truth, Harmony

Kabbalistic Sephirat Counting of the Omer day 15,
which is two weeks and one day of the Omer.
day 1 of week 3.

Heart Within Harmony, Truth, Compassion, and G*d’s Beauty.

Ready to unfurl and stretch to be and serve.
Pushing, pulling, protecting, standing in community.

What is my role? Where is my Chesed in Harmony? 
Do I follow, lead, support, involve myself and others, and bring beauty and space for expansiveness and inclusiveness?

Today in Chesed, shared with friend, mother of autistic children, a Chabad article on the beauty of their souls. Article was supportive of her.

I am so in awe of the beauty of G*d’s creation. So excited to witness and share its amazing form.

Sago Palm
Garden of Joy 
© Joy Krauthammer 

Read this today:
"There is a tender, place in every human being. A place that needs to be nurtured, loved, honored, and respected. A place of deep feeling, a place of light, a place that is home, a place that is one with the beauty, compassion, and joy that is nourished directly by the Divine." - Julie Daley)

May the refinement work of cosmic cleansing that I do on myself during the 49 days of Kabbalistically Counting the Sephirat HaOmer help me to mamash/truly be who I am, and need to become. I need to delete klipot/husks (negative influences) and again ready myself for Shavuot by strengthening, elevating and perfecting my midot/character traits.


Holly Zucker said...

Joy, you have such a beautiful and giving Heart and you always inspire.

Myrna K. said...


Sheryl M said...

Reading this truly made my day, thank you!
Much love,

Shirley H said...

Joy – how beautiful !
Yes – you definitely serve G-d with Joy and Love !!!
Love and Hugs,

Sarah B said...

Love the fronds...they always remind me of fiddleheads, a fabulous green vegetable.
Fabulous photo, Joy!

Sarah B said...

Love the fronds...they always remind me of fiddleheads, a fabulous green vegetable.
Fabulous photo, Joy!

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