Mercy in Hebrew

“Mercy” in Hebrew Thought Hebrew רחמים (pronounced rakhamim) is usually translated as “mercy.” However, it is actually plural in form, like many common Hebrew words including “face” (פנים, panim), “water” (מים, mayim), and even God (אלהים, elohim). What is very interesting is that the singular form רחם (rakham) looks identical to the word for “womb”Continue reading “Mercy in Hebrew”

Prayer from a Neshnabe perspective

Prayer—-madmowen, dodaskewen, dotmowen, najdowen, nokanawen, etc. (Bodewadmimwen inspired) What is it? Prayer is seeking Prayer is worship Prayer is praising the Powers that be Prayer is meditating and reflecting Prayer can be deep introspection Prayer is intercession, interceding for somebody or something Prayer is travailing or asking for somebody else or something to happen PrayerContinue reading “Prayer from a Neshnabe perspective”