Netzach sh’b Gevurah Day 11 of the omer
The strength to see beyond the limitations
We’ve erected out of fear or habit.
The endurance to persist in the face of
Challenge and despair.
The practices that inspire us to see beyond
Our wildest imagination
And step into a realm where seeds of hope, peace and healing
Will be planted,
Will be nourished
And will grow.
Here is a video I found on a post by Rabbi Daniel Brenner of Moving Traditions. It is a great inspiration for this day. The song, Bukra Fi Mishmish (Arabic for "when pigs fly" or for when the impossible happens) written and performed by Israeli and Palestinian youth members of Heartbeat (ages 16-20).
HEARTBEAT is an international community of musicians, educators, and students using music to build mutual understanding and transform conflict. Founded in 2007 under a grant from Fulbright and MTV, Heartbeat empowers Israeli and Palestinian musicians by creating opportunities and spaces for musicians from both sides to work together, hear each other, and amplify their voices to influence the world around them.