Sing to the Lord a New Song!
Like a poem. A gift from the heart of Omid Safi. Whose written word set fire to my own heart: In a cool mountain night, I put on a few pieces of wood on the fire, and stood there watching … Continue reading
Awe and wonder strike an open heart : In England there had been nothing like Taos Mountain. The field offered an unobstructed view of the mountain. I’d never seen anything like it, an awesome massif, a clump of peaks, an … Continue reading
As the Rabbis put it (Berakot 29b): Prayer which has become so set that it no longer permits of creative newness, has ceased to be devotional. Isaiah 43.19 records these words of Yahweh: I am about to do a new … Continue reading
Seek the Sacred Within the Ordinary Seek the Remarkable Within the Commonplace Rebbe Nachman of Breslov
Who burns with the bliss And suffers the sorrow Of every creature Within his own heart, Making his own Each bliss and each sorrow: Him I hold highest Of all the saints. Bagavad Gita
A beautiful discussion at the website, LIBYA 17th February 2011, starts with the question above and an answer by CanadianLibyan who wrote: The words “Allahu akbar” have, unfortunately, acquired a sinister connotation. All they mean is “God is great” or … Continue reading