When the Jewish New Year of 5773 begins at sunset on Sunday, it initiates a period known as the Days of Awe. When I was growing up, I skimmed the surface of these holidays, just happy to get a few days off from school and parade around in my pretty fall clothes. Now, it’s more of a spiritual exploration, a chance for renewal. What do I want to do differently this year? On my 5773 to-do list: Assume the best of people (especially while driving). Worry less. Celebrate more. Date.
Falling in Trees by Elijah Gowin