Ruach Ha’Aretz, which has become ALEPH‘s Mobile Retreat Center, has been keeping me busy lately with unique and interesting work. This is an expanding organization, with an expanding website, currently represented by branches on a tree. The newest branch, about to issue forth from this spirited tree is the Graceful Transitions site, a new program for training clergy, medical staff, and others on the skills needed to be a compassionate companion to those living with life-limiting illness, as well as the friends and family on the sidelines and providing support.

This Ruach tree is organic, changing as new programs are added.