Counting The Omer

From Leviticus 23:1516: And you shall count for yourselves from the morrow of the Shabbat, from the day that you bring the Omer (offering) that is raised, seven complete weeks there shall be until the morrow of the seventh week you shall count fifty days. The Omer is counted from the second night of Passover through the night before Shavuot. Keep the count along with me this year!!!

Week One: Chesed: Transcendence through Love, our capacity and practice to give and receive love

  • Day One: Chesed of Chesed
  • Day Two: Gevurah of Chesed
  • Day Three: Tiferet of Chesed
  • Day Four: Netzach of Chesed
  • Day Five: Hod of Chesed
  • Day Six: Yesod of Chesed
  • Day Seven: Malchut of Chesed

Week two: Gevurah: Strength/Judgment/Discernment, discipline with a measure of respect and awe

  • Day 8: Day One of Week 2: Chesed of Gevurah
  • Day 9: Day Two of Week 2: Gevurah of Gevurah
  • Day 10: Day Three of Week 2: Tiferet of Gevurah
  • Day 11: Day Four of Week 2: Netzach of Gevurah
  • Day 12: Day Five of Week 2: Hod of Gevurah
  • Day 13: Day Six of Week 2: Yesod of Gevurah
  • Day 14: Day Seven of Week 2: Malchut of Gevurah

Week three: Tiferet: Radiance/Balance/Harmony/Truth, notice the subtle and vibrant palates in nature, your waves of emotions, the beauty and brokenness all together in truth

  • Day 15: Day One of Week 3: Chesed of Tiferet
  • Day 16: Day Two of Week 3: Gevurah of Tiferet
  • Day 17: Day Three of Week 3: Tiferet of Tiferet
  • Day 18: Day Four of Week 3: Netzach of Tiferet
  • Day 19: Day Five of Week 3: Hod of Tiferet
  • Day 20: Day Six of Week 3: Yesod of Tiferet
  • Day 21: Day Seven of Week 3: Malchut of Tiferet

Week four: Netzach: Eternity/Vision/Endurance, Eternity in Each Moment Connection to All that Was, All that Is, All that Will Be, a transformation today that affects generations to come

  • Day 22: Day One of Week 4: Chesed of Netzach
  • Day 23: Day Two of Week 4: Gevurah of Netzach
  • Day 24: Day Three of Week 4: Tiferet of Netzach
  • Day 25: Day Four of Week 4: Netzach of Netzach
  • Day 26: Day Five of Week 4: Hod of Netzach
  • Day 27: Day Six of Week 4: Yesod of Netzach
  • Day 28: Day Seven of Week 4: Malchut of Netzach

Week five: Hod: Presence/Gratitude/Humility, Being in the Presence and open to the glory of the moment

  • Day 29: Day One of Week 5: Chesed of Hod
  • Day 30: Day Two of Week 5: Gevurah of Hod
  • Day 31: Day Three of Week 5: Tiferet of Hod
  • Day 32: Day Four of Week 5: Netzach of Hod
  • Day 33: Day Five of Week 5: Hod of Hod, Lag Ba Omer
  • Day 34: Day Six of Week 5: Yesod of Hod
  • Day 35: Day Seven of Week 5: Malchut of Hod

Week six: Yesod: Foundation/Connection, The rock that supports, sustains and brings forth our lives rising from deep within the Mystery

  • Day 36: Day One of Week 6: Chesed of Yesod
  • Day 37: Day Two of Week 6: Gevurah of Yesod
  • Day 38: Day Three of Week 6: Tiferet of Yesod
  • Day 39: Day Four of Week 6: Netzach of Yesod
  • Day 40: Day Five of Week 6: Hod of Yesod
  • Day 41: Day Six of Week 6: Yesod of Yesod
  • Day 42: Day Seven of Week 6: Malchut of Yesod

Week seven: Malchut/Shechina: Majesty/Divine Presence, The Flow Of The Most High The Indwelling Of Divine Presence as a state of being and a sense of belonging

  • Day 43: Day One of Week 7: Chesed of Malchut
  • Day 44: Day Two of Week 7: Gevurah of Malchut
  • Day 45: Day Three of Week 7: Tiferet of Malchut
  • Day 46: Day Four of Week 7: Netzach of Malchut
  • Day 47: Day Five of Week 7: Hod of Malchut
  • Day 48: Day Six of Week 7: Yesod of Malchut
  • Day 49: Day Seven of Week 7: Malchut of Malchut

Published by SilkQuilt

Pittsburgh-based fiber artist, Louise Silk, creates art that combines aesthetics and functionality with meaning and memories. From the influence of a 1972 MS Magazine article to the current SILKDENIM label, her quilt experiences culminate in a display of her particular capacity to use her patchwork skills to piece together just about anything into an aesthetic meaningful whole.

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