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A Taste of Heaven

Dust, sweep and mop Run to three or four shops Polish silver 'til it shines Did we forget to buy wine Countdown to Sabbath's begun So many chores to be done Ready or not, it's time to bench licht* Friday goes by dizzy quick... Now the Sabbath does appear On dove's wings of purest cheer Our tired feelings dissipate Blessings soothe, reinvigorate Refresh and restore Over holy books we pore Eat delicacies and treats Meals pleasant and sweet Time now to repair to sleep To relax and dream dreams deep Of Sabbaths wrapped in mists of yore ~ Messianic Era to point toward __________________________________ *to bench licht is Yiddish. It means to light candles (for the Sabbath or a Festival) with a blessing. 'Licht' is pronounced as a guttural, more like 'kh' as in the Russian 'khorosho,' 'good.' It is not pronounced like the 'ch' in 'chin' or in 'Chicago.'

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Date: 1/30/2021 8:25:00 AM
Quite beautiful and soothing in its message gw. Preparation for reflection, relaxation, and restoration. Love it! Linda
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Date: 1/24/2021 6:57:00 PM
Wonderfully penned! This sounds like the perfect day!
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Date: 1/23/2021 4:26:00 PM
Love it! Fave!
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Date: 1/23/2021 4:20:00 PM
Shabbat Shalom! Admire you for observing Shabbos! Sounds magnificent to me. Am familiar with the practice! Baruch Hashem! Panagiota A FAV...
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Date: 1/22/2021 3:36:00 PM
Good one, Gershon. Or maybe its the Manischewitz speaking.
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Date: 1/22/2021 2:16:00 PM
It sure does sounds very nice. A wonderful poem, Gershon, I enjoyed it :)
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 1/24/2021 7:29:00 PM
Akkina, I assure you that this day is as nice as it sounds -- and then some. Sabbath Peace to you and yours, Gershon
Date: 1/22/2021 11:05:00 AM
Sounds very nice Gershon. Thanks for sharing :)
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 1/22/2021 1:33:00 PM
And thank YOU, Heidi, for a lovely comment. Faith and Healing, Gershon