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Day 49: Malchut & Shekhinah

Originally posted on Omertime:
Today is Day 49 of the Omer. Malchut sheb’malchut. Within Kingship there is Kingship. What an amazing feeling to be counting the final day of the Omer, Day 49, where we feel the fullness of this journey from redemption to revelation. Reflecting each day on the combination of sefirot, gives us…

Day 48: Nazr Mohammed

Originally posted on Omertime:
Today is Day 48 of the Omer. Yesod sheb’malchut. Nobility that leads to Foundation. After winning two NCAA championships in three seasons at Kentucky, Nazr Mohammed left college 18 credit hours short of his bachelor’s degree, to become a first round pick of the Philadelphia 76ers.  He established himself as a solid…

Day 47: The Computer

Originally posted on Omertime:
Today is Day 47 of the Omer. Hod sheb’malchut. Nobility that manifests as humility.? The first player to win championships at every level – high school, college, NBA, and the Olympics, and one of only three to ever do it, was Jerry Lucas. He was an All-American in high school, the…

Day 46: All of Australia

Originally posted on Omertime:
Today is Day 46 of the Omer. Netzach sheb’malchut. Impacting winning by realizing potenial. On Day 44, we began to explore malchut as the full realization of one’s potential. Few recent NBA players have done a better job of it than Aaron Baynes.  Baynes was born in New Zealand, but moved…

Day 45: His Airness

Originally posted on Omertime:
Today is Day 45 of the Omer. Tif’eret sheb’malchut. Royal equanimity. Rumor has it that Michael Jordan was heartbroken not to be selected on Day 23 of the Omer. However, I have good news for His Airness: you are our selection for Day 45, tif’eret sheb’malchut.  The third day of the…

Day 44: The Logo

Originally posted on Omertime:
Today is Day 44 of the Omer. Gevurah sheb’malchut. Nobility that leads to power.? In 1960, after helping to lead the US Olympic team to a gold medal, Jerry West entered the NBA as the 2nd overall draft pick of the Los Angeles Lakers. In his first year, West became an…

Day 43: Jack Sikma

Originally posted on Omertime:
Today is Day 43 of the Omer. Hesed sheb’malchut. Kingship that leads to loving-kindness.? Tonight begins the seventh and final week of the Omer, the week of malchut, or kingship. This week we’ll be highlighting players with championship DNA, who have contributed to title-winning teams. On Day 43, hesed sheb’malchut, our…

Day 42: Big Game James

Originally posted on Omertime:
Today is Day 42 of the Omer. Malchut sheb’yesod. The championship foundation. In 1982, the Los Angeles Lakers brought home the NBA title behind two all-time greats, 3x League MVP Magic Johnson and 6x League MVP, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Their championship roster included two more future Hall of Famers (Bob McAdoo &…

Day 41: Dirk Nowitzki

Originally posted on Omertime:
Today is Day 41 of the Omer. Yesod sheb’yesod. The ultimate foundation.? Every team yearns for a foundational player. The type of player who can carry an offense over a whole season, while being adequate on defense. The type of player who can make their teammates better and still take over…

Day 40: The Senator

Originally posted on Omertime:
Today is Day 40 of the Omer. Hod sheb’yesod. Righteousness that manifests as humility. Staying grounded is difficult when fans, coaches, and the media want to hype you up. It would have been easy for Harrison Barnes to lose his sense of humility after leading Ames High School to two undefeated…

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