“During a discussion about Ezekiel, I realized that opportunities for growth come after experiencing being in rather narrow places. In this instance Ezekiel deals with the exodus from Egypt and the idea that from having experienced enslavement, new spiritual breath could bring bones back to life.
“The message: every difficult situation brings with it the possibility for positive change. What better story of skeletons as a metaphor for hope could there be?
“I knew immediately that this would be my subject for the Delian Suite.” in 2006 with the topic of “Spirits, Spooks and Sprites.”
Words with permission from The Holy Scriptures: The New JPS Translation to the Traditional Hebrew Text, ©1985 by The Jewish Publication Society, with the permission of the publisher.