This week’s theme for Corner View bloggers is “Hands,” and last week’s theme was “Synchronicities.” I’m re-blogging this post about Hamsas, which brings both themes together! (Thank you to Joanne, for suggesting these themes, back to back.)
The other night I dreamed:
I see myself in my mirror wearing a red tunic edged with gold stitching. From my neck hangs an elaborate necklace with hamsas hanging from it: There’s one large hamsa at my heart center, then a smaller one hanging from that one. More hamsas come down the sides of the necklace. I look at myself in wonder.
When I woke, I reached over to my bedside table where I keep a variety of lovely objects, including a large metal hamsa and a tiny silver one on a red silk bracelet cord. Except the clasp on the bracelet broke long ago, so I keep it by my bedside and not on my wrist.
When I dressed, I put the hamsas in my pocket and rushed off to teach then to meet my friend, DNMNK in Cambridge for our Passover festivities.
We had an hour or so…
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