Running on Sand

This wonderful website for Hebrew vocabulary and grammar flashcards contains the following quotation: "Reading the Bible in translation is like kissing your new bride through a veil." --Haim Nachman Bialik (Jewish Poet, 1873-1934) It is maddening how much translations leave out. The NRSV (New Revised Standard Version) of the Bible, a well-accepted standard study Bible, … Continue reading Running on Sand

Think Like a Runner

Think like a runner. I ran my first 5k today, and I survived! Despite an utter lack of training and the terrifying anticipation of a) wheezing behind all my friends and walking it and b) needing to pee every ten minutes out of fear, I ran it in less than thirty minutes, with none of … Continue reading Think Like a Runner