Miriam the Prophetess

This midrash was written by Kohenet Ketzirah Lesser over the course of several years, and the ending was found as I told the story aloud during the first ever gathering of the Kohenet: The Hebrew Priestess Institute. Find this and more in Ruby Red Seeds: a collection of poetry, prayer, and midrash. Miriam awoke from…

Chava & Her Daughters

Along with her three sons, Chava also had four daughters that she hid from the world to protect them from Cain.

The Weaving of Creation

In the beginning of G!d/dess weaving of the world into being, She did not realize, at first, that creation would need continual making and remaking. When She wove humanity into being, She saw She had created partners in the continued weaving of the world – this is why it is said — “it is very good” (וְהִנֵּה־ט֖וֹב מְאֹ֑ד). But she also saw that humans could unmake the world, which is why she sent the angels to teach the daughters of humanity.