- JOY Krauthammer, MBA
- 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
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Radiant Strength of Shechina
From where does my strength come
That I "Serve G*d With Joy"? - Psalm 100:2
In my garden
each morning for my prayers,
I face East toward Jerusalem.
I feel the Indwelling Presence,
the strength of the Holy One
infuse me with the Glory of Gifts.
In the darkness,
waiting for sun to rise,
my heart expands
in joy receiving arrival
of colors aligned
and seen through trees,
of the rising sun.
The swift hummingbird sits
atop the fig tree,
Ms. Mockingbird sings
also on an uppermost branch,
appears to our world
with a starburst
of transcendent brilliance.
I am already full,
full as Malchut.
- Joy Krauthammer
Sephirat HaOmer Day 44
and 1,700 Angeles National Forest community acres,
but today is 16 Shvat.
and look up to the top of the Mama Fig tree,
sitting on a freshly pruned barren branch,
and I smile.
Happy that "Flight" is accepted and published into Israel's The Deronda Review,
a magazine of poetry and thought Vol. 7 No. 2 2018 page 27 of 44
began 12.4.2017 lasting for weeks
then later first worst fire in nation
|1,063 Structures Destroyed, |
280 Structures Damaged
I had met a child survivor of the Holocaust, Suzanne Szekely, and as an adult to survive her earlier traumatic memories, she was writing poetry. To be supportive, I wanted her poems published and that is what I did.
Thank you to Israel's Esther Cameron and Mindy Aber for publishing me in The Deronda Review.
by Joy Krauthammer
Reprinted above in case photo is ill.
Another 'Flight' poem:
- Joy Krauthammer
all green (which I truly couldn't stand)
agave and leaves painting
(No plastic covering!)
and in the aftermath of the Holocaust,
"In the hour of False Dawn
- ► 2013 (21)