Baha’i Temple, Wilmette, Illinois

This beautiful landmark can be seen if you drive north from Chicago along the lake shore through Evanston into Wilmette. The Baha’i Temple, officially called The Baha’i House of Worship, is one of 7 in the world. If you’re unfamiliar with this religion, it’s basic teachings include equality, world peace, and unity. During my recent,Continue reading “Baha’i Temple, Wilmette, Illinois”

Making Hanukkah Memories

This post is my entry for Susanna Leonard Hill’s Holiday contest. The rules can be found here: Details and fine print Making Hanukkah Memories (225 words) Shaina knew the Hanukkah story … the miracle of one night’s oil lasting for eight … how this connected her with Jews around the world and throughout history.  She couldContinue reading “Making Hanukkah Memories”

Chanukah Lights

The menorah on the first night. Yummy latkes to represent the oil which lasted for eight nights. On the fifth night, we celebrate that there is more light than darkness. The seventh night, shining brightly. The beauty of all the candles glowing on the eighth night of Chanukah. Magical image as the candles burn downContinue reading “Chanukah Lights”