Monthly Archives: August 2009

It’s a Date! And an Eerily Fitting One at That!

After a few weeks of back-and-forth, we have a date for the mikvah, the ritual immersion that is the last step in the conversion process. October 23, 2009, or the fifth of Cheshvan 5770. I asked for this date after … Continue reading

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The Prayer Problem

Setting aside time every day for prayer is one of the hardest things I’ve ever done. It’s like learning how to sit up straight all the time. You try your best, but more often than not, you come up short. … Continue reading

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