Sunday, December 26, 2010

The Power and Mystery of Prayer

What a great wonder that we should be able to draw so near to God in prayer.

How many walls there are between man and God!

Even though God fills all the world, He is so very hidden!

Yet a single word of prayer can topple all the walls and bring you close to God.

Source: Your Word is Fire: The Hasidic Masters on Contemplative Prayer edited and translated by Arthur Green and Barry W. Holtz(Jewish Lights Publishing, 1993)

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