tzedakah…

to give Charity.

to reach down to the root of this word,

to mean righteousness, justice or fairness.

to feed is to bring fairness,

to let speak is to bring justice,

to help a spirit soar is to bring righteousness.

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  1. Simply beautiful! Very true!

  2. so noble and beautiful 🙂

  3. to laugh and have fun, now,
    simply do it…

    cheers.

    A++

  4. This is a blessing. I’ve been studying Hebrew and reading about tzedakah. I enjoyed being reminded.

  5. great write– here’s my potluck.. http://fiveloaf.wordpress.com/2010/03/12/broken-home/

  6. oh i love this! it is the kingdom come to earth. it is truth.

  7. Wow… one word that means righteousness, justice and fairness. That’s too much meaning for one little word, beautiful tho it is.

  8. Charity bringing righteousness, justice and fairness. hmmm. I like it. Now I want to go find verses using this word.

    • It’s a Hebrew word. I wasn’t familiar with it before, but really am giving more thought to “charity” not being so limited.

  9. so simple and yet so rich with meaning and purpose. now to be a bringer of tzedakah.

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