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Love and Faith

Yesterday 11 Jewish people were murdered in a Synagogue in Pittsburgh, USA. My heart bleeds for them and for their families, and for everyone of faith, everywhere. If we have Faith, we Trust in the Power of Love, of Redemption, and of Revelation. Love implies opening ourselves up to an infinite possibility of hurt, as those we love (open up to) can use what they know against us, in the worst possible way. Of-course, if they love us back, they can use this knowledge to open us up, to find that infinite spark that lives inside each of us, and help us to a full and meaningful life. Redemption means being bought out of slavery, and specifically by The Divine, The Infinite, G-d. Jews remind ourselves every year (at Passover) that we are slaves, open to the temptations of a world that tries to make us slaves, and we can, will be, and are free. Revelation means what is revealed to us as we travel the lonely desert and listen to that voice we hear in the stillness of our heart, our breath. L…