This is my 33rd Yizkor on this bimah. But in a profound way, it is also my first. Because I buried my father one year ago yesterday, this is the first time I have felt what so many of you feel. I have learned much this past year of sorrow and moving on….
Helplessness: Now I understand the psalmist when he said, “Nah-ah-vay-tee shachotee ad m’od--I am bent and bowed low.” (ps 38:6)