Once or twice in a lifetime
A man or woman may choose
A radical leaving, having heard
Lech lecha — Go forth.
God disturbs us toward our destiny
By hard events
And by freedom's now urgent voice
Which explode and confirm who we are.
We don't like leaving,
But God loves becoming.
-- "Becoming" by Rabbi Norman Hirsh
released September 12, 2016
words to Simi Bimi written by my dad Earl
"Goodbye 500 Goodbyes" comes from the play "Brain Tan Tuesdays with Brian Tan" written by my dear friend Rosie Whalen
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