Most spiritual traditions share a belief in the ultimate totality or one-ness of
existence. Yet we humans live in a particularized existence most of the
time. Learning to lean into this paradox means holding onto the vision that
It Is All One even as we grapple with differentiation.
Rabbi and Spiritual Director Lori Shaller is a Spiritual Care Counselor
with Hospice and Palliative Care of Martha’s Vineyard, provides spiritual
direction to individuals and in groups, serves as guest Rabbi to Jewish and
UU congregations, teaches, and prays couples into marriage, individuals
into b’mitzvah, babies into community and souls into the next world.
Originally from NJ, she worked assiduously to rid herself of the accent.
She has earned awards for excellence in teaching and fancy diving, and
she is a fellow of Rabbis without Borders. Rabbi Lori has published
curriculum on the Jewish Women’s Archive website and is the co-
contributing editor of Renewing Ger Toshav.
Batya Diamond is a singer/songwriter and Hebrew priestess (kohenet),
whose original music weaves ancient wisdom, resonant melodies, and
lyrics in English and Hebrew to help folks discover and deepen their
connection with divine mystery.
Follow this link to view the Order of Service: UUSMV OOS for December 17, 2023