Blog Tales

Hanukkah

Tonight...
is the first night of Hanukkah...

Dsc03647

Our home is a mixture of several faiths. Our combined years of seeking the Divine makes for many rich opportunities to mark what is important to us...

My husbands lineage is Jewish. And so we light the Hanukkah lights for eight consecutive nights... His beautiful menorah is made from stone from Israel...

Dsc03648

I love this time of the year
and the celebration of the light
that takes spark in so many different traditions,
born into the dark, misty, damp, long, black nights
of the heart of winter...

For more on the tradition of Hanukkah, please visit my blogging friend from Israel, Robin for thirteen facts about this celebration!