a gay black woman's discovery of her jewish self

TODAY!!

Posted on: August 17, 2011

 

I’ve been up since 4:15 AM when my cell phone beeped, a message alert from my mother.  I opened it up and looked at my new nephew, Jacob, born a few moments prior.  G-d truly is wonderful.  I feel blessed to share my Jewish birthday with my newest nephew, whom I named.  In 2 hours I will join the Jewish people.  Feeling excited, nervous, anxious, and grateful.

8 Responses to "TODAY!!"

Good morning! I hope it’s as wonderful and thought provoking for you as it was for me.

Siman tov u’mazal tov!

Congratulations, my dear. Brilliantly exciting!

many blessings, and many congrats. :)

Thanks everybody! It was a really amazing, really exhausting day! I will be posting about the experience ASAP. For now, just drinking in the Jewishness :) Said a little blessing over wine this evening, enjoying time with my Jewish lady …

Mazal tov!

Thanks for the birthanniversary wishes!

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