Magazine article Tikkun

As Tishrey Approaches

Magazine article Tikkun

As Tishrey Approaches

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The year is nearly gone. What was it all about? My God what did it mean? we wrestled You and I. What purpose did have?

At this hour of prayer time for looking in I need You to show me once again the vision You showed me in those so clear days.

And yet in this abandonment In which I seek You and only me I find in the seeking though I know that underneath the seeker's knowing there are You!

So show Your face and hide it not I beg You. And You in me beg me to show You the move, the very next one which I would have You guide me to the one surprise You crave that I, not in aforethought schemes, though goody-good please You, taking instead loving risk, to leap in faith, in hope, despite the deep despair, the learning of my bruise'd life.

Still juggling I am forced to dance my frantic dance to balance tasks You laid on me in kids and kisses and often something falls, I miss to catch an obligation I took onthen I fail and hear You laughing at me I rage at this, so full of failure, once again I slipped. I did not manage to do it right-If only then I could give ear to the sigh You sigh in me and see that the laugh is kind not gloating at my failure a forgiving chuckle in which You thank me for the pratfall that showed I tried my best and all too short my reach was then I missed-You laughed, a Purim shpiel Purim Kippurim

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