Shabbos candles have lit up my home for decades and their light literally lifts my spirits. When those candles are lit, everything feels like it will be ok.
Gus Silber has a terrific post titled “Wait, Slow Down, Stop: the Power of the Shabbos Project” which is really worth reading. We took part in the Shabbos Project last year, didn’t do it last week and I’d like to be part of it next year, perhaps. We’re not particularly observant (although that is changing…