Emily Stern — Howard Stern’s Daughter’s Latest Blog Post on The Jewish Journal @riseinshine
Let Yourself Go
Some Passover Notes and Suggestions for
Inner Child Play time Passover Seder
(Order) is the perfect playground!
First we come to the glass of wine
and stare into the cup.
any feeling that arises
let that be given to you from the cup.
This is used in clowning classes for creating a Clown. The way that one feels about the nose is the way your clown feels about the whole world. The nose is the whole world, and then the emotional reaction that arises to the nose in that moment is the clown’s demeanor. Let the image of the wine impact you, and allow it to become the whole world. It is all that exists.
Take your time and drink the glass. Remember this is based on a clowning exercise so feel free to let yourself be this type of clown, let it grow from this emotion.
and feel. interact. be.
The bowl of water at the center of the room is the antidote to this.
and immediately upon washing (without a blessing)
feel the emotion change into the exact opposite emotion. So, if you were feeling grumpy, you may want to explore gawking and take the world in as a remarkably charming place…
Read the rest here. I dunno what she’s talking about (I have a bad reading comprehension like Howard).