Somewhere Over the Rainbow

20140726-181344-65624913.jpg
Our drive home from Niagara-on-the-Lake to meet my aunts and uncle was graced by a rainbow. I don’t remember the last time I saw one, to be honest, but I can never look at a rainbow without a sense of sorrow. Judaism teaches that a rainbow is G-d’s sign to humanity that He or She wants to destroy us, as during the biblical flood, but won’t because of the treaty with Noah in the book of Genesis.

I don’t know if I believe that’s true, but it’s always something I remember from my years of Jewish education. Do other religions place religious significance on rainbows? I’d love your thoughts!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s